Tag Archive for immigration
Labour’s new policy on Brexit would make the case for freedom of movement, whichever way a referendum went, British Future's conference fringe heard from Paul Blomfield MP, shadow spokesman on Brexit, and Wigan MP Lisa Nandy.
Urgent action is needed to restore public trust on immigration, according to a new report from the largest-ever public consultation on immigration. The National Conversation on Immigration held over 130 meetings with citizens and stakeholders in 60 locations across every nation and region of the UK, as well as carrying out ICM polling and an open online survey. In total nearly 20,000 people took part.
As the Migration Advisory Committee releases its findings on international student migration, new research from the National Conversation on Immigration shows public support for international students across the UK.
Brexit feels more ‘real’ to people in Northern Ireland than in England and immigration is a less polarising issue for the public, according to series of new reports released today from the National Conversation on Immigration.
“Since the EU referendum there’s been a surprising lack of debate from both Government and Opposition on immigration. It is good that the Labour opposition wants to begin to fill that vacuum, though Diane Abbott did not take on the really big question today of whether and how to replace free movement after Brexit," says British Future Director Sunder Katwala
New West Midlands reports from the National Conversation - from Kidderminster, Sutton Coldfield, Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury and North Staffordshire - show that local integration may hold the key to rebuilding trust and consensus on immigration.
The Home Affairs Committee’s report, 'Immigration Policy: Basis for Building Consensus,' is a timely intervention in the debate about Britain’s future immigration policy after Brexit - and adopts many proposals set out by British Future.