By discussing a sensitive topic in Muslim communities, you do not give oxygen to racists. You cut off their supply.
Posts Tagged: cohesion and integration
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.
No, it isn’t racism. Nor is it economic consequences. Nor even the impact on
public services. Rather, it cuts to the heart of why countries exist at all.
Mohammed Amin: Integration advice for French Muslims – sing La Marseillaise, simplify your name and learn chess
Become educated, dress like you belong and join a political party.
France’s choice, then: economic (global) liberalism, versus (communitarian) promises of welfarism and border control. Remind you of anything?
I would like to see all TV channels broadcasting to England in languages other than English pay an extra tax.
Javid wants office-holders to swear one, and thinks that all new arrivals should too. But what’s to stop it becoming a litany of political correctness?
Any cut-off date needs to be fair and legally water-tight, as well as commanding public and political support. In the end, the inquiry opted for the triggering of Article 50.
For people to integrate and find work, they must be able to learn the language.
We need a mass of recommendations less than we need our institutions to do their job properly.