Coordinated by British Future and HOPE not hate, the National Conversation engaged 19,951 people, with more than 130 meetings in 60 locations across every nation and region of the UK. Citizens’ panels in each place were recruited to be representative of the local population and researchers also met local government, businesses, faith and civil society representatives. In addition to nationally representative research by ICM, an open online survey was completed by nearly 10,000 people.
The final report of the National Conversation on Immigration presents findings from the biggest-ever public consultation on immigration.
The approach builds on a model used by the Canadian Government to help shape its own approach to immigration. One thing we’ll be calling for is that the UK Government follows their example and does more to engage the public on this important issue.
The report provides a comprehensive evidence base of public views on immigration, including reports from each of the 60 locations visited and over 40 recommendations to national and local government, business and civil society.
Some of the issues on which we make proposals for change include:
You can access these on the National Conversation website.
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