Archives: Reports

Three foreign policy priorities for the next UK government

This report from UK think tank Chatham House examines how the next government could use its foreign policy assets to best effect. With a general election imminent, it is already clear that the next UK government will take office in an immensely challenging environment for foreign policy. From wars in Gaza and Ukraine to concerns...

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Shared goals

This report from UK think tank British Future explores the unique power of club football to foster a shared sense of identity across people from different backgrounds. Support for club football reaches across our society, spanning political, social and ethnic divides. ‘Shared Goals: The power of football to connect diverse communities’ sets out new research...

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Taking back control

This report from UK think tank the Centre for Policy Studies argues that the rate of legal migration in recent years has not delivered the expected positive economic outcomes. In 2022, the rate of legal immigration was 25 times the level of illegal migration – an inflow of 1.2 million people. While broad consensus exists...

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Immigration and the election: time to choose

This report from UK think tank British Future looks at public trust in the Conservative and Labour parties to have the right policies on immigration and asylum. Immigration and the election: Time to choose examines shifting public attitudes to immigration and asylum. It draws on new findings from the Ipsos/British Future Immigration Attitudes Tracker, which...

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The prospective immigration policy of Sir Keir Starmer’s Labour party

This report from UK think tank the Henry Jackson Society looks at the prospective immigration policy of Sir Keir Starmer's Labour party. The Labour Party, headed by Sir Keir Starmer, finds itself in a favourable position for the upcoming elections. Yet its position on one of the most important topics for the electorate today remains...

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Criminal exploitation

This report from UK think tank the Centre for Social Justice examines the impact of criminal exploitation or modern slavery by another name. The typical understanding many people have of modern slavery involves foreign nationals exploited in prostitution or forced to work in inhumane conditions under threats and violence. Yet the most prevalent form of...

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The UK’s coming election and the politics of immigration

This report from UK think tank the Social Market Foundation highlights five key themes - and what they mean - for any party wanting to govern for all. Divisions over immigration and asylum have been a feature of British politics for decades. Much of the debate in this policy area has become tired and repetitive....

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Ukraine’s nuclear shadow

This report from UK think tank the Henry Jackson Society This research paper addresses the national security implications of the potential and actual nuclear and radiological events in Ukraine for the UK and the European members of NATO. The armed conflict, over the past 20 months, has had significant humanitarian, economic, and environmental impacts in...

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Beyond Brexit: public perspectives on the future UK-EU relationship

This report by UK think tank British Future analyses new research on public attitudes towards the UK’s future relationship with the EU. This British Future report analyses new research on public attitudes towards the UK’s future relationship with the EU. It covers such issues as whether people would support closer cooperation between the UK and...

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What is in the prime minister’s ‘emergency’ asylum legislation?

This report from UK think tank the Institute for Government examines the safety of the Rwanda Bill and Rwanda Treaty. What are the implications for constitutional and international law of the prime minister’s latest Rwanda gamble?

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