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’.
Social cohesion is a tricky thing to quantify, but the Communities Secretary should explain how he plans to decide if his pilot programmes are a success or not.
£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.
Few people want to stop skilled workers coming to the UK. But many voters understandably want better integration of new arrivals.
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.
Modern Britain’s new report, released today, proposes increasing the number of highly-skilled migrants while significantly reducing low-skilled immigration.
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.
The lessons on the importance of integration have still not been learnt.
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?
Diversity is no guarantee of community: we must nurture it, based on a clear definition of what it means to be an integrated citizen.
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.
It is scarcely believable for Dianne Abbott to still be stating that Jeremy Corbyn ‘is not concerned about numbers’ – but it’s true.
For people to integrate and find work, they must be able to learn the language.