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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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Teaching an inclusive curriculum: What do the students think?

Teaching an inclusive curriculum: What do the students think? Date: 26 June 2021

Votes for Schools asked 30,000 primary and secondary school students, across the UK, the question ‘Does the curriculum represent you?’. Here’s what they said.

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English identity open to all, regardless of race, finds poll – and Three Lions is the symbol that unites us

English identity open to all, regardless of race, finds poll – and Three Lions is the symbol that unites us Date: 9 June 2021

The England football team has a shared appeal to people of all ethnic backgrounds in England, new research finds. But building an inclusive English identity remains a work in progress and other symbols of England still lack this broad appeal.

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Euro 2020 game “the biggest shared moment in England so far this year”

Euro 2020 game “the biggest shared moment in England so far this year” Date: 2 June 2021

England’s football team has a rare ability to unite people in England, British Future said ahead of “the biggest shared moment in England so far this year” – Saturday’s Euro 2020 quarter-final against Ukraine.

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‘What next for immigration?’ – conference report

‘What next for immigration?’ – conference report Date: 25 May 2021

Steve Ballinger reports from the ‘What next for immigration?’ conference, jointly hosted by British Future and Bright Blue.

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How can charities catch up with Britain’s increasing diversity?

How can charities catch up with Britain’s increasing diversity? Date: 12 May 2021

In an increasingly diverse Britain, most organisations will have to find more confidence in how to talk and act on race.
Charities are now lagging behind, argues Sunder Katwala.

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Thinking fast and slow: how will recovery affect attitudes to immigration?

Thinking fast and slow: how will recovery affect attitudes to immigration? Date: 5 May 2021

How will migration to the UK look in the future, and what will that mean for public attitudes? Asks British Future’s Director of Research and Relationships, Heather Rolfe.

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Racism exists in structures, says Sewell

Racism exists in structures, says Sewell Date: 30 April 2021

“We believe racism exists. It exists in institutions, it exists in structures, it exists across the piece. And we have found that in the report,” Race Commission Chair told a Policy Exchange event.

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‘We need a better debate about race in this country’

‘We need a better debate about race in this country’ Date: 28 April 2021

Text of a speech from British Future Director Sunder Katwala, at the Policy Exchange event ‘The Sewell Report: Next Steps’.

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