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Queen’s University ‘pauses’ honorary degree for Stormont scandal figure

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Peter Dixon during his time as Phoenix Natural Gas CEO

Peter Dixon during his time as Phoenix Natural Gas CEO

Peter Dixon during his time as Phoenix Natural Gas CEO

Queen’s University has “paused” an honorary degree it chose to award to someone involved in a Stormont scandal, after questions about the decision were asked by the Belfast Telegraph.

Last week, an individual contacted the sister newspaper of the Irish Independent to express concern at the university’s judgment in lauding former Phoenix Natural Gas chief executive Peter Dixon.


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