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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.
'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.