Children from two Bradford primary schools, one majority Asian and the other majority white, will come together on Remembrance Sunday to lay a wreath at the Bradford cenotaph made of giant poppies commemorating WW1 soldiers of all backgrounds.
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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.
Greater efforts to promote contact between children from different ethnic, faith and class backgrounds - including 'twinning' of faith schools to help pupils mix with children of other faiths - should be mandatory in all state schools, British Future proposes today in its submission to the government's consultation on its Integrated Communities Strategy green paper.
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.
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.
Naz Shah, MP for Bradford West, spoke at Bradford’s Cartwright Hall at a British Future event to explore how greater understanding of the First World War contribution from the Indian Army’s Muslim soldiers could help integration in Britain today.
On 31 October 1914, Sepoy Khudadad Khan became the first Muslim recipient of the Victoria Cross, the nation’s highest award for bravery. To mark this anniversary, this new film from British Future explores what happened when descendants of WW1 Muslim soldiers came together with descendants of white WW1 Indian Army officers to learn more about their shared history at the National Archives