Countries with which we strike future trade deals – the top priority for Party members according to our survey – should be treated more favourably than those with which we don’t.
Posts Tagged: Immigration and asylum
Sunder Katwala: The immigration debate didn’t end with the referendum – it’s only just beginning in earnest
Discussion of immigration is often dominated by those who are entirely ‘pro’ or ‘anti’, but most people are somewhere in between.
Stephen Booth: The immigration policy that voters want post-Brexit puts control first – and a reduction very much second
Overall, our new report suggests that public attitudes towards immigration – and indeed leaving the EU – are not fuelled by racism or intolerance.
Andrew Mitchell: The Home Office’s Immigration Removal Centres are a dystopian stain on our democracy
Thirty thousand people a year are imprisoned in awful conditions, without any release date, and with no trial or judicial oversight.
Brexit offers an opportunity to change our path – and failing to do so could bring very serious electoral consequences.
A combination of work permits and a cap would provide proper control, while still allowing flexibility where it is required.
Few people want to stop skilled workers coming to the UK. But many voters understandably want better integration of new arrivals.
Unresolved questions about refugees, debt crises, security, and general financial instability will force these questions on more people, and not just Britons.
I voted Leave because I felt it would present chances to do things better. This is just such a chance.
Charlie Elphicke: Don’t assume that Macron will push our border back to Dover. Here’s how we can reach agreement.
France’s new president may be a more positive force for Britain than people expect. But we need to be ready – deal or no deal.
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.
This fourth piece of our mini-series on what should be in the manifesto argues she must build a fair market for all.
Alex Morton: Will this election deliver the Joe Chamberlain-style conservatism that May really wants?
In her belief in “the good that government can do”, she is quite unique in terms of UK political post-war history.
In a nutshell, members’ top priority isn’t cutting immigration from the EU, let alone stopping payments to it: instead, it’s restoring self-government – and fast.
Dean Godson: Deal or No Deal. What happens if we leave the EU without a comprehensive agreement? A call for evidence.
We are keen to gather views from interested parties (such as businesses, industry groups, politicians, academics and others) about what would happen.