Nick Clegg appears finally to be dropping his principled stance on immigration in favour of ill-considered rhetoric.
Author Archives: Jill Rutter
The resignation of the man in charge of immigration and borders is further evidence of problems at the Home Office.
Instead of dog-whistling, David Cameron should be helping local government manage the impacts of migration.
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.