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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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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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