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Why we should postpone the ‘Festival of Britain’

Most people quite like the idea of a 'Festival of Britain', writes Steve Ballinger: but 2022 would be the worst-possible year to hold it.

The European elections: what they mean and what to do about them

The European elections: what will happen? What will it mean for our wider politics? And what should we do...

Crossing Divides: How arts and heritage can bring us together

Most people in Britain think our society remains divided - but they also agree that the arts can help...

The People’s Centenary: Tracking public attitudes to the First World War centenary

The First World War tracker has examined public attitudes and knowledge of the First World War centenary since 2012,...

‘Integration action plan must not be squeezed out by competing pressures of Brexit’

British Future welcomed the Government’s new Integrated Communities Action plan, urging that plans are not squeezed out by competing...

Unsettled status: securing the future for EU citizens in the UK

A report on the EU Settlement Scheme examines barriers to EU citizens securing status and what the Home Office...

Folkestone: compassion & concern at boat arrivals

British Future Director of Strategy Jill Rutter writes from a recent visit to Folkestone in Kent.

2018: the British Future year

With issues of identity, immigration and integration never far from the headlines, these were some of British Future's main...

Immigration White Paper: response

Response to the Government's new Immigration White Paper

Its time for banknotes to reflect Britain’s ethnic diversity

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...