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ONS migration stats: Government must adapt, starting with visas for doctors & nurses

Government and employers will need to adapt to new trends in migration revealed by new ONS migration statistics, with declining EU net migration and rising applications from outside the EU. In the short term, that should mean visa applications from the NHS for high-skilled non-EU migrants being excluded from the Government’s monthly quota.

National Conversation on Immigration in Northern Ireland

Brexit feels more ‘real’ to people in Northern Ireland than in England and immigration is a less polarising issue...

Immigration speech by Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott – response

“Since the EU referendum there’s been a surprising lack of debate from both Government and Opposition on immigration. It...

The National Conversation on Immigration – interim report

The National Conversation on Immigration, the UK's biggest-ever public consultation on this issue, published its initial findings

2017: the British Future year in review

In a year when issues of identity were never far from the headlines, British Future sought to link local...

How can shared history help integration in Bradford today?

Naz Shah, MP for Bradford West, spoke at Bradford’s Cartwright Hall at a British Future event to explore how...

What do people in Wales think about immigration?

Are Welsh attitudes to immigration different to those in England and Scotland? Polling from British Future takes the temperature...

British Future is recruiting an Office Manager/Executive Assistant (Interim)

British Future is seeking short-term cover for the role of Office Manager/Executive Assistant . We are seeking temporary cover...

Video: Bradford youth rap remembrance of shared history

Ahead of Remembrance Sunday, Muslim and non-Muslim youth in Bradford explore, in a new video, how remembering our shared...

Descendants of WW1 Muslim soldiers and white officers uncover shared history: video

On 31 October 1914, Sepoy Khudadad Khan became the first Muslim recipient of the Victoria Cross, the nation’s highest...

“I owe my existence to Indian army Muslim soldiers” – Paddy Ashdown

The former Lib Dem leader joined British Future at an event with descendants of Muslim soldiers and white officers...

‘We’re still fighting battles we should have won 10 years ago’ – Conservatives & minority voters fringe report

Minister Sam Gyimah joined British Future, Modern Britain and ConservativeHome at a party conference fringe debating how Tories can...

After free movement: how should immigration work post-Brexit? – Conservative fringe report

'How should Britain manage immigration after we leave the EU and free movement ends?' British Future asked Craig MackInlay...

How the ethnic minority vote cost Theresa May her majority

New research from British Future shows how the Conservative Party’s failure to appeal to ethnic minorities in June could...

A tale of two core votes – Labour immigration fringe

Labour's approach to immigration will need to bridge and reflect the concerns of both its Guardian and Mirror-reading supporters,...

Will Labour lead or duck the debate on immigration after Brexit?

Bridging the divides within Labour’s support on immigration and Brexit will not be simple, writes Jill Rutter, but it...

Transition means transition – but what happens next?

Britain will seek a transition deal after Brexit, as Prime Minister Theresa May has set out. But the real...

Responses to ‘Time to get it right’ report

Responses among media and commentators to British Future's new 'Time to get it right" report