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Most Conservative voters want net migration target replaced – poll

71% of Conservative voters think the Government should drop the net migration target and replace it with separate targets for different types of immigration, says a new poll

Scottish independence. Photo: maria_navarro_sorella

Scotland’s election: a disagreeable discourse

Chris Creegan looks back at the General Election campaign in Scotland

Swapping shirts in a Venezuelan-British household

An England-Venezuela football clash prompts reflections on identity from Russell Hargrave in his Venezuelan-British household

‘Love Actually’ videos show Muslim and Jewish communities are Great Together

Across the country, young Muslims and Jews have been getting together and finding out all they have in common...

52 minority MPs to sit in ‘most diverse UK parliament ever’

12 new ethnic minority MPs will join 40 others to make the 2017 parliament the most diverse ever, writes...

Uncertain election will require cross-party approach to Brexit talks

This dramatic exit poll is a reminder of one of the great virtues of democratic politics: that the voters...

Net migration: ‘Phoney war’ over target hides failure to find alternative

The net migration target has been a failure but it’s a ‘phoney war’ to focus now on the...

Immigration: The manifesto challenge

British Future's 'Common ground manifesto for immigration' sets out ten proposals to help rebuild public trust on immigration and...

Who will win the race for representation in 2017?

The General Election will see a neck-and-neck race between the Conservative and Labour parties to become the party with...

New ‘City-region’ mayors can fill integration ‘policy vacuum’ at top of politics

All candidates in the mayoral elections for England's new 'city-regions' should support the appointment of a 'deputy mayor for...

‘West Midlands mayor can lead the way on integration’ say local voices

Politicians and civil society leaders in the West Midlands urge candidates in next week's mayoral election to support a...

Bringing Britain Together: the next five years

British Future celebrates its fifth birthday this year. To mark the occasion a new publication, Bringing Britain Together, sets...

How can culture help bring Britain together?

What role can the cultural sector play in healing Britain's divisions? asks Avaes Mohammad

Young people have their say on immigration after Brexit

80,000 school children in the UK this week take part in a debate on immigration after Brexit as part...

Article 50: Time to deliver for EU nationals here and Brits abroad

Now Article 50 has been triggered, how do UK and EU governments move forward and secure the status of...

Why business needs a new approach to the immigration debate

Business voices seeking to defend the benefits of immigration to our economy and society have not been s effective...

Brexit committee backs guarantee now to Europeans in Britain – and reforms to make system ‘fit for purpose’

Influential Commons committee calls on the government to end the anxiety for Europeans in Britain - and to adopt...

How Brexit offers a surprising opportunity for a new immigration consensus

'Can the desire for more control be combined with the aim that Britain will remain globally-engaged, in a common...

Immigration statistics: a one-size-fits-all approach is not up to the task ahead

"A one-size-fits-all approach to immigration can’t help us make the post-Brexit choices that the Government and the public now...

Our patchwork polarisation – and how to stitch it together

"Planet Remain and Planet Leave might be fewer light years apart than we tend to recognise," says Sunder Katwala...