We work to raise the profile of integration, with policy recommendations to increase contact between people from different backgrounds.
We need to think about integration and social connection in a new way – refusing to divide people into ‘Them and Us’, whether that’s about migrants, ethnic minorities or British Muslims.
We put forward concrete ideas to make integration an ‘everybody’ issue, shaping a ‘New Us’ so we can all feel part of a country that is closer, kinder and more connected.
British Future was one of a broad coalition of voices calling for the 2020s to be a ‘Decade of reconnection’ – and is now an integral part of the Together Coalition carrying this work forward.
British Future is the secretariat to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Social Integration. Click here for more information on the APPG.
Some of the UK’s biggest organisations from worlds of sport, culture, faith and business call for a ‘decade of reconnection’.
British Future welcomed the Government’s new Integrated Communities Action plan, urging that plans are not squeezed out by competing pressures of Brexit.
Greater efforts to promote contact between children from different ethnic, faith and class backgrounds – including ‘twinning’ of faith schools to help pupils mix with children of other faiths – should be mandatory in all state schools, British Future proposes today in its submission to the government’s consultation on its Integrated Communities Strategy green paper.
The new London integration strategy must truly work for ‘all of us’, not just for migrants and minorities, if it is to really increase integration across the capital
What needs to happen to turn the Green Paper commitments into real integration? Jill Rutter highlights ten things that need to happen for this to take place.
The new Integration Green Paper moves on from the Casey Review to a broader debate about integration. There is consensus on what we need to do – now we must get on and do it.
Join us for ‘Immigration and integration: getting it right locally’, an essential event for anyone working on integration, community cohesion and immigration in the UK.
Integration in the UK is just as important as what happens at our borders if we are to build consensus on immigration, writes Jill Rutter
All candidates in the mayoral elections for England’s new ‘city-regions’ should support the appointment of a ‘deputy mayor for integration,’ says a report.