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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.”

Sunder Katwala, Director

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England’s Lionesses can help build an inclusive pride at Euro 2022

England’s Lionesses can help build an inclusive pride at Euro 2022 6 July 2022

As the women’s Euro 2022 football tournament takes place across England, Sunder Katwala looks at the power of football to help bridge divides and build a shared and inclusive identity.

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“This truth is part of the fabric of British society and it needs to be heard” – report from our Windrush Day event

“This truth is part of the fabric of British society and it needs to be heard” – report from our Windrush Day event 22 June 2022

As we mark Windrush Day & look to the 75th anniversary next year, Steve Ballinger reports on our event with the Windrush75 Network, ‘Why Windrush matters today’

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Windrush Day call to make 75th anniversary next year a ‘major national moment’

Windrush Day call to make 75th anniversary next year a ‘major national moment’ 22 June 2022

More than 100 voices from across politics, sport, culture and civil society have signed a joint letter urging all institutions to ‘step up’ and play their part in making the 75th anniversary of the Windrush a ‘major national moment’.

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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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