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‘For integration and social connection, policy matters’ – a speech by Sunder Katwala at launch of new Belong research

‘For integration and social connection, policy matters’ – a speech by Sunder Katwala at launch of new Belong research

For integration and social connection, policy matters. A speech by British Future Director Sunder Katwala at the launch event for a new research report by the Belong Network.

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East London students bring new meaning to Remembrance

East London students bring new meaning to Remembrance Date: 10 November 2021

Students at a Muslim girls school in East London have brought new meaning to Remembrance this year by uncovering the stories of WW2 contribution from within their own community.

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Rochdale students Remember Together

Rochdale students Remember Together Date: 8 November 2021

Students at a Rochdale school uncovered the hidden histories of black and Asian WW2 service from among their own community.

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What are Scotland’s choices within the new immigration system?

What are Scotland’s choices within the new immigration system? Date: 2 November 2021

Heather Rolfe considers the immigration policy options for Scotland, and the context of shifting public attitudes to immigration in Scotland and across the UK.

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Why building better communities is everyone’s business

Why building better communities is everyone’s business Date: 27 October 2021

Businesses of all sizes, sectors and situations stepped up during the pandemic to help local communities. A new Social Integration APPG report asks whether this will continue and how business could contribute to the levelling-up of people and places.

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Time running out to harness benefits of Covid-19 volunteer spirit – new APPG report

Time running out to harness benefits of Covid-19 volunteer spirit – new APPG report Date: 27 October 2021

The upsurge in volunteering during the Covid-19 pandemic helped to connect people from different backgrounds and promote integration. This appetite for community action risks being lost without urgent policy action, warns a new APPG report.

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Skills vs immigration: a false choice?

Skills vs immigration: a false choice? Date: 6 October 2021

Heather Rolfe reflects on PM Boris Johnson’s conference speech & suggests the public may not see a binary choice between skills & immigration.

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Can anyone win the culture wars? Conservative fringe report

Can anyone win the culture wars? Conservative fringe report Date: 6 October 2021

“We need better strategies to call off culture wars without running away from debates about identity,” a Conservative conference fringe heard. That means engaging with issues of substance, without stoking divisions or getting distracted by trivial debates.

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Putting people at the heart of the Levelling Up agenda: conference fringe report

Putting people at the heart of the Levelling Up agenda: conference fringe report Date: 5 October 2021

Communities and social infrastructure should be at the heart of the Levelling Up agenda, said the panel at this Conservative Party conference fringe, featuring Danny Kruger, PPS to Michael Gove at the Department for Levelling UP, Housing and Communities.

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Labour conference fringe report: race equality and business

Labour conference fringe report: race equality and business Date: 29 September 2021

Report from British Future’s Labour conference fringe on race equality and business, with shadow business minister Seema Malhotra and KPMG.

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