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What speaking English really means

This month the NHS turned 70. It’s an institution we are proud of that has transformed lives, and since its very beginnings migrants have been at the heart of the NHS. Following the second world war, the government launched a massive international recruitment drive to encourage nurses and doctors to make Britain their home and…

Why we are marching on Friday 13 July to protest the visit of Donald Trump to the UK

by Yva Alexandrova Meadway, Policy and Campaigns Manager, MRC.  Donald Trump’s visit to London is an opportunity to show that we profoundly disagree with his politics of division and discrimination, against women, migrants, refugees, and Muslims. The demonstration is about more than an individual. It’s about rejecting the hate and intolerance that has seeped into…

The Windrush scandal: A perfect storm

The government has declared 22 June Windrush Day to mark 70 years since the Empire Windrush ship brought 500 people from the Caribbean to start a new life in the UK and help Britain rebuild following the devastation of the second world war. This is one of those life, stranger than fiction moments when what…

Integrated Communities Strategy: MRC submission of evidence

Diversity is a fact, inclusion is a choice Ratna Omidvar Britain has never had a nation-wide integration strategy despite being an increasingly diverse place to live. So it’s not surprising that  the UK has a mixed record in promoting and facilitating integration. According to the Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX) which measures how countries are promoting…

What happens to people who flee? A message from the CEO

This month, from 18-24 June, Britain will observe Refugee Week. A wide range of public events will take place and it’s a chance to reflect on the important role Britain plays as a country that protects people when they are in danger. For me, it stands as a reminder of the enormous compassion and generosity…