Tag Archive for immigration

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

Responses to ‘Time to get it right’ report

Responses among media and commentators to British Future's new 'Time to get it right" report

We CAN find consensus on immigration after Brexit – now is the time to get on and do it

A report from British Future exploring how to build political, business and public support for a post-Brexit immigration system

Integration: Getting it right on the home front

Integration in the UK is just as important as what happens at our borders if we are to build consensus on immigration, writes Jill Rutter

Three-quarters of public wants to keep international students – new poll

Three-quarters of the public want to keep the number of international students coming to Britain the same as now or increase it, according to a new ICM poll

Housing pressures: National Conversation reports from Cambridgeshire

The impact of immigration on housing supply was raised by National Conversation on Immigration groups in two very different parts of Cambridgeshire

Seeking balance: Ipswich National Conversation on immigration

What do people in Ipswich think about immigration? The first detailed report from the National Conversation on Immigration, visiting 60 towns by Spring 2018

Most Conservative voters want net migration target replaced – poll

71% of Conservative voters think the Government should drop the net migration target and replace it with separate targets for different types of immigration, says a new poll

Net migration: ‘Phoney war’ over target hides failure to find alternative

The net migration target has been a failure but it’s a ‘phoney war’ to focus now on the level of the target. We should be debating a new immigration system.

Immigration: The manifesto challenge

British Future's 'Common ground manifesto for immigration' sets out ten proposals to help rebuild public trust on immigration and integration