Author Archives: Jill Rutter

It’s a pity Nick Clegg is ditching his principled approach to immigration

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Nick Clegg appears finally to be dropping his principled stance on immigration in favour of ill-considered rhetoric.

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John Vine’s successor has a hard task ahead of them

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The resignation of the man in charge of immigration and borders is further evidence of problems at the Home Office.

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Immigration policy needs to focus on building cohesive communities

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Instead of dog-whistling, David Cameron should be helping local government manage the impacts of migration.

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Anyone interested in education can learn from the Haberdashers Aske’s debacle

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The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Federation scandal exposes Labour’s lack of policy on academies and free schools.

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Questions to Michael Gove from a concerned Haberdashers’ Aske’s parent

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The freedom afforded to academies is not working.

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We must take more responsibility for Syrian refugees

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The UK has a long record of admitting and supporting refugees.

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Undercutting UK workers – Tory style

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We don’t need secretive deals that bring in people through the back door and undercut the wages of UK-based workers.

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The actions of Michael Gove may make young people more vulnerable to religious extremism

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Over-emphasising the Britishness of certain universal values risks stoking xenophobia.

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It’s now clear: UKIP and the Tories were wrong about Romanian and Bulgarian immigration

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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.

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Unless you want to pay more for food and social care, EU migrants are here to stay

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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.

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