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Immigration attitudes warming over years, not just months of lockdown

Attitudes to immigration have not undergone the dramatic shift during the COVID-19 pandemic that some might think but have gradually become more positive since the 2016 EU referendum, according to new ICM research.

Millions come together to say thank you on NHS birthday

People across the country are being encouraged to come together on 5 July for a shared, national moment of...

Immigration Bill: COVID-19 boosts public support for low-paid frontline workers

Most people think care workers and other low-paid migrant workers doing 'important jobs' should be exempt from a proposed...

Building a legacy of volunteering after COVID-19

Government and charities need to act now to make sure recent volunteering efforts have a lasting legacy, writes Jill...

Bridge digital divides to reach most isolated during COVID-19 crisis – APPG report

A new report from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Integration, from its inquiry into how COVID-19 has...

Inquiry asks if digital divides increase isolation during COVID-19 crisis

A parliamentary inquiry is asking whether digital divides are hampering efforts to reach the most isolated groups in society...

Can Keir Starmer help Labour build the bridge it needs?

Politics will, at some point, return to normal - and Keir Starmer's Labour Party will face a challenge to...

#ClapForOurCarers: Why connection matters at a time of physical distancing

While the COVID-19 crisis requires us to all maintain strict “physical distancing” from each other, that should not mean...

COVID-19 prompts new ways to reach out to isolated people

The coronavirus crisis has prompted many individuals and organisations to do something to help others in their communities. Alongside...

MPs launch inquiry into combating isolation during Corononavirus crisis

A new parliamentary inquiry will examine best practice for combating isolation during the COVID-19 crisis, making recommendations to government.

Windrush and the need for Home Office reform

The publication today of the report from the Windrush Lessons Learned Review underlines the pressing case for reform of...

The Australian points system: what does the public think?

New ICM research for British Future finds out what the public thinks a new points-based immigration system should prioritise.

Call for ‘Decade of reconnection’ to heal divides

Some of the UK’s biggest organisations from worlds of sport, culture, faith and business call for a ‘decade of...

‘Diversity milestone’ as one in ten now from an ethnic minority background.

The 2019 General Election sees Britain elect its most diverse Parliament ever.

Is this Britain’s angriest election?

A joint event between British Future and The UK in a Changing Europe discussed 'Is this Britain's angriest election?

Late surge in minority candidates paves way for ‘most diverse parliament ever’

Analysis by British Future shows the new Parliament is on track to be the most diverse ever.

How do we tackle prejudice in polarised times?

British Future's Director Sunder Katwala speaks in Bristol on the topic of prejudice in polarised times.

Remember Together Leicester

Leicester's diverse community came together to remember their shared history of service and sacrifice.

Remember Together Boston

People in Boston, Lincolnshire came together to remember those from all backgrounds who lost their lives in the Second...

England 6 Racism 0

As England's black footballers face racist chanting from Bulgarian fans, what needs to happen to root racism out of...