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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.”

Sunder Katwala, Director

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Jubilee Britain: after a decade of upheaval, where are we going now?

Jubilee Britain: after a decade of upheaval, where are we going now? 18 May 2022

New research examines the state of the nation in 2022, the issues that most concern us now and how we navigate the challenges of the future.

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Jubilee can help bridge divides – but monarchy needs to broaden its appeal

Jubilee can help bridge divides – but monarchy needs to broaden its appeal 15 May 2022

New research finds the Jubilee has potential to bridge divides and bring people together – but a ‘Bridging monarchy’ will need to broaden its appeal in the future.

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Musk’s Twitter take-over sparks party vibe among worst people on the internet

Musk’s Twitter take-over sparks party vibe among worst people on the internet 9 May 2022

There is a new sense of excitement among those banned most often from Twitter for hateful conduct since Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter, and his comments on relaxing rules to combat online hatred, writes Sunder Katwala.

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Publications

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Jubilee Britain

Jubilee Britain 18 May 2022

New research examining the state of the nation in 2022, the issues that most concern us now and the challenges we will need to navigate in the future.

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Finding common ground

Finding common ground 18 May 2022

Setting out British Future’s programme and work and our vision for a confident and welcoming Britain, inclusive and fair to all.

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Immigration: a changing debate

Immigration: a changing debate 14 September 2021

Analysis by British Future of the latest findings from an Ipsos MORI study that has tracked changing public attitudes to immigration across twelve waves of research since 2015.

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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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