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“This truth is part of the fabric of British society and it needs to be heard” – report from our Windrush Day event

“This truth is part of the fabric of British society and it needs to be heard” – report from our Windrush Day event

As we mark Windrush Day & look to the 75th anniversary next year, Steve Ballinger reports on our event with the Windrush75 Network, ‘Why Windrush matters today’

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Windrush Day call to make 75th anniversary next year a ‘major national moment’

Windrush Day call to make 75th anniversary next year a ‘major national moment’ Date: 22 June 2022

More than 100 voices from across politics, sport, culture and civil society have signed a joint letter urging all institutions to ‘step up’ and play their part in making the 75th anniversary of the Windrush a ‘major national moment’.

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MPs across politics urge end to penalising Hong Konger students with high fees

MPs across politics urge end to penalising Hong Konger students with high fees Date: 31 May 2022

MPs and peers from across political divides have joined civic society and higher education voices to urge the government to stop penalising Hong Kongers by granting home fee status to BN(O) visa holders as soon as they arrive in the UK.

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Marking 10 years of British Future

Marking 10 years of British Future Date: 26 May 2022

British Future brought together supporters from across civil society, media, politics, business and culture to mark its 10th birthday.

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Britons welcome Hong Kongers as figures show UK issues over 110,000 BN(O) visas

Britons welcome Hong Kongers as figures show UK issues over 110,000 BN(O) visas Date: 26 May 2022

As new figures show 110,000 visas issued to Hong Kongers to live in the UK under the BN(O) scheme, new polling finds the public ready to take part in welcoming new arrivals to the UK.

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Jubilee Britain: after a decade of upheaval, where are we going now?

Jubilee Britain: after a decade of upheaval, where are we going now? Date: 18 May 2022

New research examines the state of the nation in 2022, the issues that most concern us now and how we navigate the challenges of the future.

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Jubilee can help bridge divides – but monarchy needs to broaden its appeal

Jubilee can help bridge divides – but monarchy needs to broaden its appeal Date: 15 May 2022

New research finds the Jubilee has potential to bridge divides and bring people together – but a ‘Bridging monarchy’ will need to broaden its appeal in the future.

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Musk’s Twitter take-over sparks party vibe among worst people on the internet

Musk’s Twitter take-over sparks party vibe among worst people on the internet Date: 9 May 2022

There is a new sense of excitement among those banned most often from Twitter for hateful conduct since Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter, and his comments on relaxing rules to combat online hatred, writes Sunder Katwala.

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Sense of belonging in England is increasing, across ethnicities – new research

Sense of belonging in England is increasing, across ethnicities – new research Date: 22 April 2022

New research reveals the strength of English identity and belonging among people across all ethnic backgrounds.

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The road to Rwanda is a dead-end for UK asylum policy

The road to Rwanda is a dead-end for UK asylum policy Date: 19 April 2022

Sunder Katwala sets out why the government’s scheme to send people seeking asylum in Britain to Rwanda misreads the mood of the country – and will fail as a policy

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