We work to raise the profile of integration, with policy recommendations to increase contact between people from different backgrounds.
We need to think about integration and social connection in a new way – refusing to divide people into ‘Them and Us’, whether that’s about migrants, ethnic minorities or British Muslims.
We put forward concrete ideas to make integration an ‘everybody’ issue, shaping a ‘New Us’ so we can all feel part of a country that is closer, kinder and more connected.
British Future was one of a broad coalition of voices calling for the 2020s to be a ‘Decade of reconnection’ – and is now an integral part of the Together Coalition carrying this work forward.
Talk/together, the UK’s biggest-ever public consultation on what unites and divides our society kicks off in Yorkshire before covering every nation and region of the UK in the coming months.
‘Unity and division in Great Britain,’ a new ONS study, confirms the increased sense of unity under the COVID-19 lockdown is starting to fade.
New research finds an increased sense of unity among the public following the shared experience of COVID-19 – but warns that divisions may be re-emerging as the lockdown eases.
Government and charities need to act now to make sure recent volunteering efforts have a lasting legacy, writes Jill Rutter
A new report from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Integration, from its inquiry into how COVID-19 has impacted efforts to reach isolated groups.
Some of the UK’s biggest organisations from worlds of sport, culture, faith and business call for a ‘decade of reconnection’.
British Future welcomed the Government’s new Integrated Communities Action plan, urging that plans are not squeezed out by competing pressures of Brexit.
Greater efforts to promote contact between children from different ethnic, faith and class backgrounds – including ‘twinning’ of faith schools to help pupils mix with children of other faiths – should be mandatory in all state schools, British Future proposes today in its submission to the government’s consultation on its Integrated Communities Strategy green paper.
The new London integration strategy must truly work for ‘all of us’, not just for migrants and minorities, if it is to really increase integration across the capital