Instead of dog-whistling, David Cameron should be helping local government manage the impacts of migration.
Author Archives: Jill Rutter
The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Federation scandal exposes Labour’s lack of policy on academies and free schools.
We don’t need secretive deals that bring in people through the back door and undercut the wages of UK-based workers.
We are likely to see more migration from Bulgaria, Romania and Poland, but not the large numbers we saw in 2004 and certainly not the millions predicted by UKIP.
Instead of making symbolic promises to stem benefit tourism, progressives should consider how to build good community relations in areas that are receiving EU migrants.
The Yvette Cooper speech showed Labour is not going to compete with the Tories to show who is toughest on immigration
Migration stories continue with Yvette Cooper providing more detail on Labour’s policy and a statistical correction from the Office for National Statistics, reports Jill Rutter.
It is a significant day for migration policy, with a government announcement on access to benefits for EU nationals and an important legal judgement on asylum support.