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Read more about our current activities and future programme: from the long-term issues that British Future seeks to engage to our forthcoming publications, projects and events

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“British Future works to understand public attitudes and inform debates on issues that can often seem noisy and polarised. We listen to people's views, finding common ground and offering constructive solutions - building consensus for reforms to immigration and integration policy that can work for all of us.”

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New Bill may remove some barriers to becoming British

New Bill may remove some barriers to becoming British 14 July 2021

Changes to citizenship policy in the much-criticised Nationality and Borders Bill are welcome, writes British Future Associate Fellow Jill Rutter.

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Football tells the story of who we, the English, are today

Football tells the story of who we, the English, are today 9 July 2021

It was that glorious summer when Football Came Home that changed how I felt about England. That the most confident […]

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Show your support for #EnglandTogether

Show your support for #EnglandTogether 7 July 2021

A new campaign for Euro 2020 is asking England football fans to show their support for the Three Lions and for an inclusive England. “Football’s coming home – and it’s a home we all share.”

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Publications

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Beyond a 90-minute nation: Why it’s time for an inclusive England outside the stadium

Beyond a 90-minute nation: Why it’s time for an inclusive England outside the stadium 9 June 2021

On the eve of the Euros, new research from  British Future and the Centre for English Identity and Politics examines English identity, race and football today.

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Race and opportunity in Britain: finding common ground

Race and opportunity in Britain: finding common ground 30 March 2021

New research from British Future, on attitudes among white and ethnic minority citizens to race, prejudice and inequality in Britain, identifies the common ground on which to build a positive agenda for change.

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Our chance to reconnect

Our chance to reconnect 28 February 2021

The final report of the Talk/together project, the UK’s biggest-ever public survey of what unites and divides our society, finds a society that pulled together, not apart, in response to the Covid crisis.

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Projects and Themes

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Immigration

Immigration

Understanding public attitudes to immigration. Proposing reforms to restore public confidence that immigration can work fairly for all of us.

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Integration

Integration

We work to raise the profile of integration, with policy recommendations to increase contact between people from different backgrounds.

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Citizenship

Citizenship

Our agenda for citizenship reform includes an independent inquiry into citizenship policy, scrutiny of the EU Settlement Scheme and a focus on raising the profile and impact of citizenship ceremonies.

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Identity and race

Identity and race

Understand changing identities in modern Britain and celebrating inclusive national identities in which we can all take pride.

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Remember Together

Remember Together

Bringing together people from different backgrounds to uncover and commemorate our shared history.

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Refugees & Asylum

Refugees & Asylum

Building broad public support for refugee protection in the UK is key to defending the protection framework and achieving policy change

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Combating racism and prejudice

Combating racism and prejudice

British Future’s research helps anti-prejudice advocates to communicate more effectively and our campaigns seek to entrench anti-prejudice norms across society.

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/Together

/Together

/Together is a new coalition, that everyone is invited to join, seeking to build a kinder, closer and more connected society.

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