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International students and the UK immigration debate

The new research poses a challenge to the government as it seeks to keep its promise to reduce net migration to “tens of thousands” as the results showed that the majority of people do not view overseas students - who make up roughly a third of all people coming to Britain - as immigrants, and displayed puzzlement that they are included in the government’s net migration targets.

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Voice of a Generation: What do 2015′s first-time voters think?

On 7th May 2015, around 3.3 million young people will have their first opportunity to vote in a British...

Rise of outsider election report

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The rise and rise of the outsider election

The European elections will be one of the biggest political events of 2014. Many in the UK see the...

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State of the Nation 2014

Our 2014 State of the Nation report shows a general public who are more optimistic about the economy but...

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EU Migration from Romania and Bulgaria: What does the public think?

On 1st January 2014, Britain opens its borders to Romania and Bulgaria, in a moment being greeted less with...

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From Minority Vote to Majority Challenge

In our latest report, From Minority Vote to Majority Challenge, we present research done for ConservativeHome which reveals how...

Do mention the war

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Do mention the war: Will 1914 matter in 2014?

Will 1914 matter in 2014? Nobody who experienced the war is still alive. Most of us struggle to recall...

NHS at 65

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NHS at 65

On 5th July 1948 the National Health Service was born. Sixty-­five years on and, unlike many others of the...

The Integration Consensus 1993-2013: How Britain changed since Stephen Lawrence

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The Integration Consensus 1993-2013: How Britain changed since Stephen Lawrence

The murder of the teenager Stephen Lawrence in April 1993 became an important moment in our modern history. Twenty...

State of the nation: Where is bittersweet Britain heading?

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State of the nation: Where is bittersweet Britain heading?

British Future's new report, State of the nation: Where is bittersweet Britain heading? looks at where we are in...

The melting pot generation

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The Melting Pot Generation: How Britain became more relaxed on race

When the parents of Olympic champion Jessica Ennis, who are from Jamaica and Derbyshire, met in Sheffield in the...

A British Future essay asks how sport should remember.

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How Should Sport Remember?

At least 28 British Olympic medal winners died in the Great War, a tragedy unthinkable today. Before conscription was...

Team GB: How 2012 Should Boost Britain

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Team GB: How 2012 Should Boost Britain

When British Future launched in early January, we asked what story Britain would tell to world in 2012. With...

Generation 2012: Optimism Despite Obstacles

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Generation 2012: Optimism Despite Obstacles

The Olympic generation, aged 18-24, 83% think it will be harder for today’s teenagers to buy a home...

This Sceptred Isle; identity and integration

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This Sceptred Isle

Do paying taxes and contributing to society matter when it comes to who is counted as English, Scottish or...

The latest Report from British Future

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Hopes and Fears: The British Future State of the Nation Report 2012

The British are fully aware of the perils facing the British and European economies, but refuse to let that…

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Cricket Test Hit for Six

I took my Dad to the Oval last summer for the Sunday of the last final England v India…

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Why People Don’t Want Segregated Schools

Who sits next to whom in the classroom, and who is available to play with whom in the playground…

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“Broader approach to diversity needed”

Some years ago a Council of Europe expert visiting Belfast as part of a study on cultural diversity was…