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How do we counter extremism without restricting debate?

How do we counter extremism without restricting debate? Date: 8 October 2019

The new report from the Commission for countering extremism offers a strong foundation for a clearer and more focused approach to hateful extremism, writes Sunder Katwala.

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Government heading for new Windrush if it fails to guarantee EU citizens’ rights, Tories warn

Government heading for new Windrush if it fails to guarantee EU citizens’ rights, Tories warn Date: 30 September 2019

‘Repugnant’ to move goalposts on EU citizens’ rights, senior Conservatives tell party conference fringe

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Brexit deal or Remain, Labour would defend free movement – fringe report

Brexit deal or Remain, Labour would defend free movement – fringe report Date: 27 September 2019

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.

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‘Britain never encouraged my Italian parents to become British’

‘Britain never encouraged my Italian parents to become British’ Date: 4 September 2019

‘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

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British Future citizenship inquiry

British Future citizenship inquiry Date: 30 August 2019

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.

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‘How can we disagree better?’ #PositiveTwitterDay event at Twitter HQ

‘How can we disagree better?’ #PositiveTwitterDay event at Twitter HQ Date: 30 August 2019

We were at Twitter’s London HQ today, writes Josh Westerling, for our #PositiveTwitterDay panel event, asking: ‘How can we disagree better?’.

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Time to boost English language learning

Time to boost English language learning Date: 25 August 2019

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

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Positive Twitter Day, Friday 30 August

Positive Twitter Day, Friday 30 August Date: 13 August 2019

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.

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An open letter to the new Home Secretary

An open letter to the new Home Secretary Date: 24 July 2019

The new Home Secretary has an opportunity to make historic reforms to immigration policy that restore public trust on the issue, British Future has said in an open letter.

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