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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 work for the economy - but it needs the consent of the public too. 

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...

As Southgate speaks up for England – why don’t we celebrate Englishness more?

As Gareth Southgate's young England footballers progress in the World Cup, is it time we English got the flags...

Integration: getting it right locally

Report from 'Integration: Getting it right locally', a one-day conference organised by British Future, Hope not hate and...

No place for prejudice

No Place for Prejudice is a new social media campaign from British Future which urges everyone to stand up...

Harry & Meghan: the new face of royalty in a changing Britain

When Prince Harry marries Meghan Markle on 19 May, Britain will welcome its first mixed-race princess - and most...

What now for immigration policy at this ‘reset moment’?

Sajid Javid arrives at the Home Office at a 'reset moment' for immigration policy, writes Steve Ballinger

An open letter to Home Secretary Sajid Javid

Sajid Javid starts his new role as Home Secretary at a moment of both challenge and opportunity, writes Sunder...

Labour’s anti-racism record offers inspiration to chase antisemitism from the party

Sunder Katwala looks back on Labour's anti-racism achievements and offers advice and challenge on ridding the party of antisemitism...

50th anniversary cheers for Wolverhampton, not for Enoch

Steve Ballinger finds out how Wolverhampton has remembered - and forgotten - the 50th anniversary of 'that speech' by...

Members of audience at British Future's Stephen Lawrence: 20 Years On Eltham event. Photo: Emma Jane Richards

25 years on from Stephen Lawrence’s murder, minorities sceptical of progress on prejudice

Less than half of ethnic minority Britons feel there has been progress on racial prejudice over the 25 years...

How Enoch took on the Queen – and lost

Enoch Powell misread the public mood when he accused the Queen of being a ‘citizen of nowhere’ over her...

Generation 2012 audience

Enoch Who? ‘Rivers of Blood’ is ancient history to young Britons of 2018

50 years on, does 'Rivers of blood' loom large over attitudes to race? Not if you're under 40.