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.
In this extract from his new book ‘How to be a patriot,’ British Future’s Director Sunder Katwala describes his own journey to feeling positive and patriotic about Britain today.
Hong Kongers and those working to welcome them in the UK came together for the formal launch of the Welcoming Committee for Hong Kongers – which we are proud to be hosting at British Future.
Children must be taught the history of Britain’s imperial legacies if they are to understand the country they live in today, writes Dr Samir Puri, author of ‘The great imperial hangover’.
Changes to citizenship policy in the much-criticised Nationality and Borders Bill are welcome, writes British Future Associate Fellow Jill Rutter.
With the deadline for applications to the EU Settlement Scheme on 30 June, British Future is urging the government to ensure that people who have yet to apply are not left without status.
The UK should take a more positive and welcoming approach to citizenship, according to the report of an independent inquiry into citizenship policy chaired by Alberto Costa MP.
‘Boris asked why my Italian parents didn’t become British – I said it’s because Britain never encouraged them,’ says chair of new citizenship inquiry
A new, independent inquiry into UK citizenship policy, chaired by Alberto Costa MP and coordinated by British Future, will set out practical proposals for citizenship reform that would be capable of securing cross-party support. The initiative also aims to foster further debate about citizenship policy.
A report on the EU Settlement Scheme examines barriers to EU citizens securing status and what the Home Office should do to make sure the system works.