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A message from the CEO – Information is Power

Last week Theresa May revealed her withdrawal agreement with the EU. The immediate reaction, predictably, was not favourable. Amid all the uncertainty of the last year, as the official migration figures show, people who came here to make a life are leaving. Businesses are warning of potentially damaging shortages – of staff, customers, and supplies….

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…

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…

Community integration plans ‘lack potential’ because of conflict with immigration policy

Government plans aimed at creating more integrated communities in Britain, published today, lack the potential and credibility to achieve genuine integration because they are in direct conflict with immigration policy – Migrants Resource Centre The Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper, published today by the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government, contains a range of…