Tag Archive for immigration

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 there common ground?' with ConservativeHome and PWC.

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 to include the voices of the British public.

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 shows public support for international students across the UK.

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. 

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 in 1946 to become a nurse

Times letter: recognising Windrush Day

Nicky Morgan, David Lammy and Tim Farron are among the dozens of MPs, Peers and civil society leaders and organisations who have written to The Times today to mark Windrush Day.

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 Katwala

National Conversation on Immigration in Northern Ireland

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.

Immigration speech by Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott – response

“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

The National Conversation on Immigration – interim report

The National Conversation on Immigration, the UK's biggest-ever public consultation on this issue, published its initial findings

2017: the British Future year in review

In a year when issues of identity were never far from the headlines, British Future sought to link local and national debates about immigration and integration.

What do people in Wales think about immigration?

Are Welsh attitudes to immigration different to those in England and Scotland? Polling from British Future takes the temperature in Wales.

‘We’re still fighting battles we should have won 10 years ago’ – Conservatives & minority voters fringe report

Minister Sam Gyimah joined British Future, Modern Britain and ConservativeHome at a party conference fringe debating how Tories can reach out to BME voters.

After free movement: how should immigration work post-Brexit? – Conservative fringe report

'How should Britain manage immigration after we leave the EU and free movement ends?' British Future asked Craig MackInlay MP and Henry Newman of Open Europe, at a Conservative Party Conference fringe event.

A tale of two core votes – Labour immigration fringe

Labour's approach to immigration will need to bridge and reflect the concerns of both its Guardian and Mirror-reading supporters, Stoke MP Ruth Smeeth said.

Will Labour lead or duck the debate on immigration after Brexit?

Bridging the divides within Labour’s support on immigration and Brexit will not be simple, writes Jill Rutter, but it is not impossible