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We are recruiting for new trustees

British Future is seeking to recruit three new trustees to join our high-calibre Board and Executive Team.

Muslim voices lead new UK asylum calls for Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi

British Muslim voices lead new calls for the UK to offer asylum to Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman recently...

Derby children remember WW1 soldiers of all creeds & colours

Children in Derby learned about soldiers from across the Commonwealth who fought for Britain in WW1 at a Remember...

Imams from across UK to give Remembrance sermons marking shared WW1 history

Imams in mosques around the country will give remembrance-themed services at Friday prayers as part of Remember Together, a...

Remember Together

How remembering shared history can bring people from different faiths and ethnic backgrounds together - and promote integration.

The Melting Pot Generation

We can find common ground on immigration – but politicians need to work for it

Speech by Sunder Katwala, Director of British Future, at the Conservative Party Conference fringe 'Immigration after Brexit - is...

Students graduating. Photo: University of Leicester

A wave of new universities could help heal Brexit divides

The Government should establish a new wave of university building in places that have experienced economic decline, where there...

Response to the MAC report on EEA migration

The Migration Advisory Committee’s new report on the impacts of EEA migration is missing a vital element by failing...

MAC report on international student migration – response

As the Migration Advisory Committee releases its findings on international student migration, new research from the National Conversation on Immigration...

#PositiveTwitterDay, Friday 31 August

On Friday 31 August, writes Sunder Katwala, I’ll be supporting #PositiveTwitterDay - a light-hearted way to show why most tweeters started using...

Public must get a hearing on immigration too, not just business

Shaping Britain's immigration policy for the future must be based on more than consultation with business. Yes, immigration must...

A day to give thanks to all who served

A new British Legion campaign asks us all to say 'Thank You' to those who served 100 years ago...

England United

Football has helped us to define a positive vision of an England we would like to build and share,...

We have found an England we can all share – but identity debates can’t be confined to football alone

England's footballers have offered an Englishness that we can all share - but debates on national identity must continue...

My Mother’s NHS Story, 1946 to Now

Nicholas Boston on the intertwining stories of the NHS at 70 and his mother, Stella, who migrated from Guyana...

Times letter: recognising Windrush Day

Nicky Morgan, David Lammy and Tim Farron are among the dozens of MPs, Peers and civil society leaders and...

How ethnic minority women claimed their voice in parliament

Last night’s Lewisham east by-election marks an historic shift in the balance of ethnic minority representation, with more BAME women...

This is England’s most diverse World Cup squad ever (and no-one’s noticed)

This is most diverse England World Cup team ever, and no-one's noticed. What does that tell us about attitudes...

The Melting Pot Generation

Integration starts with contact in schools

Greater efforts to promote contact between children from different ethnic, faith and class backgrounds  - including 'twinning' of faith...