We should be promoting integration and replicating success, rather than issuing unworkable policy statements.
Tag Archives: migration
Contrary to what David Cameron would have you believe, benefit tourism just isn’t a significant problem.
Here are three reasons not to accept tabloid hysteria about Romanian and Bulgarian migration.
When making the case for immigration (which we should) we should also recognise that there will be a backlash if people don’t feel they have been consulted about the pace of change.
Foreigners stealing our NHS jobs? There is another, sinister, side to the story of migrant workers in the UK, and when it comes to health workers the story is tragic.
This week the government launched a consultation into their proposal to require private landlords to check the immigration status of their tenants.
Spoken word poet Hollie McNish spells out what’s wrong with most of the arguments used against immigration. She cites as her inspiration a book by economist Philippe Legrain called Immigrants: Your Country Needs Them.
John Bercow is getting a lot of flack right now from the right-wing press for comments made in Romania in which he seemed to imply that EU migrants were better workers than their British counterparts.
It’s been reported that work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith is to challenge the EU commissioner Laszlo Andor after the latter, along with his fellow commissioners, announced that the commission would be taking Britain to court for discriminatory practices in its application of regulations on welfare payments.
The EU Commissioner for employment and social affairs, Laszlo Andor, is taking the British government to court over what it says are discriminatory practices in its application of regulations on welfare payments.