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Warming attitudes to immigration create space for action to ease labour shortages

Warming attitudes to immigration create space for action to ease labour shortages

Public attitudes to immigration are more positive than negative across a range of measures, according to the latest findings from Ipsos MORI research that has tracked changing public attitudes to immigration across twelve waves of research since 2015.

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Protecting Afghan refugees

Protecting Afghan refugees Date: 20 August 2021

Letter to The Times urging a generous refugee resettlement programme for those forced to flee Afghanistan following the Taliban’s seizure of power.

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Football and anti-racism: widening the pitch

Football and anti-racism: widening the pitch Date: 12 August 2021

As the new Premier League season kicks off, Sunder Katwala looks back at how football has often been at the centre of debates about racism and identity in Britain; and at opportunities to broaden anti-racism norms.

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Positive Twitter Day: Friday 27 August 2021

Positive Twitter Day: Friday 27 August 2021 Date: 12 August 2021

Friday 27 August 2021 is #PositiveTwitterDay – a moment to consider what we can all do to make social media a more civil place.

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Teaching children our imperial past can help them understand Britain today

Teaching children our imperial past can help them understand Britain today Date: 10 August 2021

Children must be taught the history of Britain’s imperial legacies if they are to understand the country they live in today, writes Dr Samir Puri, author of ‘The great imperial hangover’.

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Marking 70 years of UK refugee protection

Marking 70 years of UK refugee protection Date: 28 July 2021

70 years ago, the UK and other countries signed the UN Refugee Convention. Since then it has saved thousands of people’s lives. To mark the anniversary, refugees from across those seven decades came together to celebrate this proud history – and to re-make that promise to welcome those who most need our help.

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New Bill may remove some barriers to becoming British

New Bill may remove some barriers to becoming British Date: 14 July 2021

Changes to citizenship policy in the much-criticised Nationality and Borders Bill are welcome, writes British Future Associate Fellow Jill Rutter.

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Football tells the story of who we, the English, are today

Football tells the story of who we, the English, are today Date: 9 July 2021

It was that glorious summer when Football Came Home that changed how I felt about England. That the most confident […]

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Show your support for #EnglandTogether

Show your support for #EnglandTogether Date: 7 July 2021

A new campaign for Euro 2020 is asking England football fans to show their support for the Three Lions and for an inclusive England. “Football’s coming home – and it’s a home we all share.”

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End of EU Settled Status applications must not be the start of a new Windrush scandal

End of EU Settled Status applications must not be the start of a new Windrush scandal Date: 29 June 2021

With the deadline for applications to the EU Settlement Scheme on 30 June, British Future is urging the government to ensure that people who have yet to apply are not left without status.

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