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Posts Tagged: cohesion and integration
Here are five priorities. Sort out the extremism mess. Get an immigration policy move-on. Beef up your Windrush review. Don’t mess with ID cards. Or identity politics. Oh, and P.S…
Binita Mehta-Parmar: Javid has a crucial opportunity to improve the Government’s standing among BME voters
He is uniquely placed to start to rebuild trust – and that task is essential to our Party’s future.
Neil O’Brien: We Conservatives need to refresh ourselves to stop Corbyn. That’s why Onward is being launched.
Even in lefty France, socialist policies are now being dumped by Emmanuel Macron in favour of free markets. Now is the time to develop our next round of big ideas.
As May squares up to one security challenge, Cameron reminds us of another: Islamist extremism – and its wider dimensions.
In Washington, the former Prime Minister ponders how his approach to tackling non-violent as well as violent extremism can be built on.
The Green Paper isn’t perfect, but the Communities Secretary is right to reject oaths of office and an excessively broad definition of ‘extremism’.
£750,000 is allocated for “mother tongue teaching”. Yet there is almost no budget for English as a spoken language for non-English-speaking parents.
The controversy over lifting the cap on new faith schools is not confined to Catholic ones. Hinds has a knotty problem to untangle.
By discussing a sensitive topic in Muslim communities, you do not give oxygen to racists. You cut off their supply.
Few people want to stop skilled workers coming to the UK. But many voters understandably want better integration of new arrivals.
Julian Brazier: Mass immigration helps to drive our housing crisis. No wonder young people are angry – as I know to my cost.
An unholy alliance of vested commercial interests on the one hand, and left-leaning commentators on the other, have poisoned the well of the debate on migration.
Van attack outside a mosque. One dead, several injured. A parliamentary inquiry into anti-Muslim hatred is long overdue.
The Home Affairs Select Committee should hold the inquiry which the editor of this site called for eight long years ago.
There has been progress – and there are signs that many BME Labour voters are beginning to feel that their votes are being taken for granted.
Binita Mehta-Parmar: Citizenship ceremonies at the Cup Final – and a new migration model for Post-Brexit Britain.
Modern Britain’s new report, released today, proposes increasing the number of highly-skilled migrants while significantly reducing low-skilled immigration.
Nicky Morgan: Tolerance. Fairness. Looking outwards. The values I prize as I prepare to vote for Article 50.
We need to encourage people to find ways of belonging that don’t foster hatred, and allow people to mix with others from different backgrounds.