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    Our new immigration system needs flexibility, transparency, and public support

Our new immigration system needs flexibility, transparency, and public support

While the government’s immigration proposals are highly restrictive, research suggests that the public would accept a more liberal regime, writes Heather Rolfe. This makes it both possible and desirable for the government to change approach.

We’re about to leave the EU and, unless the transition period is extended, the government has less than a year to put a new immigration […]

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    Cummings’s thinking is a potent challenge to the Whitehall system – and is likely to be opposed

Cummings’s thinking is a potent challenge to the Whitehall system – and is likely to be opposed

Patrick Diamond discusses Dominic Cummings’s stated intent of imposing disruptive reforms on the civil service, and explains why his rhetoric may prove to be particularly counterproductive in a Conservative Government.

If President Trump governs by tweet, key players in the newly-elected Johnson Administration are practicing statecraft via the blogosphere. As Chief Adviser in 10 Downing Street, Dominic Cummings’s stated intent […]

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    The problem with the Corbyn-McDonnell regional policy – and where to look for lessons

The problem with the Corbyn-McDonnell regional policy – and where to look for lessons

Jerry O’Shea writes that, on regional issues, Labour’s economic agenda under Corbyn was little more than big numbers. He compares recent pledges with how New Labour sought to offer power and economic development prospects to English regions.

Perhaps the only issue on which everyone in the Labour Party currently agrees is that the next leader has to be capable of […]

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    Book Review | Footsoldiers: Political Party Membership in the 21st Century

Book Review | Footsoldiers: Political Party Membership in the 21st Century

Although tens of millions of adults turn out to vote at UK general elections having decided which party’s policies and leaders they prefer, very few of them join those parties, let alone actively participate in and promote them. Who are those few, why do they join and what do they do? Ron Johnston reviews the latest book reporting on […]

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January 1st, 2020|Featured|0 Comments|
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    Book Review | Cameron: The Politics of Modernisation and Manipulation

Book Review | Cameron: The Politics of Modernisation and Manipulation

In Cameron: The Politics of Modernisation and Manipulation, Timothy Heppell offers a new analysis of David Cameron’s leadership of the Conservative party (2005-16) and of the UK, organised around the key themes of modernisation and manipulation. In his admirably objective study, drawing on compendious reading of relevant sources, Heppell demonstrates that while Cameron’s attempts to ‘de-toxify’ his party are important […]

December 29th, 2019|Book Reviews, Featured|0 Comments|
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    EU families feel more welcome in Scotland than they do in the rest of the UK

EU families feel more welcome in Scotland than they do in the rest of the UK

In the 2016 EU referendum, 62% of Scottish voters backed Remain, but do the experiences of EU families living there differ from those living elsewhere in the UK? Drawing on new research, Marie Godin and Nando Sigona find that this is indeed the case.

‘I want to get out of this lunatic asylum’, says Sarah*, a Scottish mother of five […]

Why Europe’s immigration policies are not converging

Are immigration policies in European countries converging? Or do some countries remain more open to immigrants than others? Drawing on a new study, Erica Consterdine and James Hampshire write that while it might be expected that globalisation would have encouraged European states to adopt similar immigration policies, there is little sign this has occurred. There is some evidence that […]

December 26th, 2019|Featured|0 Comments|