People think of the ‘Australian points system’ for immigration as a selective policy that does let people in. It could be popular with voters – but can it work in the UK?
The growing ethnic diversity of parliament could flatline as both main parties are selecting minority candidates at less than half the rate seen in the last two elections, new research finds.
‘Repugnant’ to move goalposts on EU citizens’ rights, senior Conservatives tell party conference fringe
Labour’s new policy on Brexit would make the case for freedom of movement, whichever way a referendum went, British Future’s conference fringe heard from Paul Blomfield MP, shadow spokesman on Brexit, and Wigan MP Lisa Nandy.
‘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.
We were at Twitter’s London HQ today, writes Josh Westerling, for our #PositiveTwitterDay panel event, asking: ‘How can we disagree better?’.
A new ‘Learning English’ freeview TV channel should form part of a £600 million overhaul of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) teaching in the UK
Political discourse often feels more angry and divisive than any of us would like. #PositiveTwitterDay is a small gesture towards a more civil way of doing things.