Understanding issues of race and identity in modern Britain and celebrating inclusive national identities in which we can all take pride.
Race is a prominent theme in an increasingly diverse Britain. British Future’s in-depth attitudes research seeks to increase understanding of ethnic minority and white British perspectives on our changing society – to inform efforts to advance race equality that can mobilise broad coalitions for equal opportunities. We promote shared identities that can challenge and defuse efforts to divide our society.
Race can involve difficult conversations – but we need to become more confident talking about it. British Future offers practical advice to institutions in politics and business, education and civic society interested in how constructive conversations about race can lead to positive change.
New British Future projection finds ethnic minority representation in parliament set to rise to around 12% after the General Election, regardless of the political outcome – making the next UK parliament the most diverse ever.
New research into UK attitudes to future UK-EU relations finds an appetite for Britain to cooperate more closely with Europe.
Conservative ministers Nus Ghani and Steve Baker both called for government voices to strive for language on issues of identity and race that could bridge divides rather than widen them.
New research offers fresh insights for cultural and heritage practitioners about work on inclusive histories that confidently navigates ‘culture war’ polarisation.
A new paper from Labour Together and British Future examines how we can bridge our divides and stop our culture clashes from turning into a culture war.
Events are taking place across Britain this week to mark Thursday’s 75th anniversary of the arrival of the Windrush.
Paul Elliott – former footballer, co-founder of Kick it Out and FA Special adviser – on how football has been transformed by Britain’s diversity and why it must be part of an agenda for future change.
A new report from British Future, ‘Why the Windrush matters today,’ provides a ‘state of the nation’ picture of public attitudes to race and diversity in Britain ahead of the 75th anniversary of the Windrush arriving in Tilbury in 1948.
Steve Ballinger examines the new research into public awareness and appetite for celebrating the Windrush 75th anniversary this year.