Separating out student immigration from net migration figures would be entirely compatible with what the two parties of government signed up to in the Coalition Agreement, Liberal Democrat deputy leader Simon Hughes told a British Future and CentreForum fringe meeting at his party’s conference in Brighton.
British Future and Centre Forum went to the annual Liberal Democrat conference in Brighton to discuss Is It Possible To Be Liberal and Popular on Immigration?
Young Britons struggling to find work in austerity Britain find themselves at the sharp end of immigrant competition, so you might expect them to be tougher on this issue than their parents, says one of the author’s of the new BSA report Rob Ford.
Back in the Balkans and tuning in on television, Londoner Almir Koldzic was surprised to find his Serbian family understand the story and celebrate Britain after watching Danny Boyle’s Olympic ceremony.
The British public see skill and education levels as more important than cultural background in thinking about which migrants will contribute positively to the UK, a major new British Social Attitudes study shows today.
Sunder Katwala argues that if the recently discovered remains turn out to be those of Richard III, he should be buried in York, not in London.
Ed Miliband speaking at the Labour Party conference in Manchester
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