Fairness, respect and community should be the driving forces behind immigration policy

Charlotte Threipland - 18 September 2018

Leading immigration campaigners call on UK government to take values-based approach to immigration post-Brexit

The publication of the Migration Advisory Committee’s (MAC) final report, establishing the UK’s immigration labour needs after Brexit, is welcome. For Britain to have a successful immigration and asylum system, we need a clearly defined objective.

However, economic labour needs are only half the picture. If we are to take the opportunity to create a new immigration system which works for everyone we must base our approach on values which reflect who we are as a country and why we run things as we do. Values like fairness, respect and community.... See more

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