Research suggests that the public salience of immigration has fallen significantly since 2016. What does this mean for the government going forward?
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Neil O’Brien: The balance of power between economic and social conservatives may be shifting to the latter
We lost Putney, but gained loads of poorer seats in the north and midlands. That’s highlighted the tensions.
At the heart of the Rutnam row is its reservations not only about how the post-Brexit journey is being negotiated, but about taking it in the first place.
The election delivered Conservative MPs located precisely in the industrial areas that are vulnerable to the government’s own policy of divergence.
How the Conservatives are winning and Labour losing the working class – a pattern that the latter’s leadership candidates are set to repeat.
If Downing Street doesn’t grip the campaign against Patel by allies of her Permanent Secretary and others, it may spiral out of control.
It really depends on what meaning the Government ends up giving to “approved sponsor”, “appropriate skill level”, and “shortage occupation”.
Yet another failure to keep a clear promise would be deeply damaging, especially in the ‘Red Wall’.
If she wants to sound off, fine. But Johnson brought her back, and she then resigned – claiming he didn’t want a Brexit deal. Why should he heed her now?
Since 2016, the amount of “hate crime” has probably gone down. The number of UK residents from other EU states has certainly gone up.
James Frayne: Ten errors that Conservatives must avoid making about the new working class voters who backed them last month
Listening to conversations in Westminster in recent days, I fear a number of misconceptions will drive bad decision-making.
Withdrawal from the EU provides a necessity and an opportunity to illustrate that the UK is “open for business”.
Ali Demirbag: A post-Brexit visa regime must encourage the brightest and the best to travel to the UK on business
We need to control long-term immigration but also make it easier for entrepreneurs to visit the UK so that they can invest in and work with British companies.
We republish a personal Tory manifesto first published by this site almost exactly five years ago.
Doing so would improve social integration, enhance the contribution that migrants make, and allay public discontent over immigration.