In an email sent out this afternoon, University Senior Leadership released the findings of the inquiry into the erection of fences around the Fallowfield campus in November
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Students claimed the fencing had been put up overnight with no prior communication
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Rothwell apologised for any distress caused by the decision to set up fences, and said an enquiry would be established to determine exactly what happened