One of the key objectives of ippr's Migration Programme is to engage the media and public in an informed and evidence-based debate about asylum and immigration to the UK. Migration is a complex and politically sensitive area but public understanding of the issues is not benefited by the limited objective information currently available. As part of this process we are consolidating the available evidence on asylum and immigration issues. This paper is the second edition of our perenially popular asylum factfile.
Social housing need of the hour amid homelessness crisisAt a time when the social housing waitlist is weighed down with hundreds of thousands of people, the Scottish government has planned to reduce approximately £200 million in investment in social housebuilding. This could be disastrous and…
Health leaders, charities, experts and campaigners urge Chancellor to take action on ‘concerning’ state of UK health to deliver prosperity at Spring BudgetLeading health voices have written to Chancellor Jeremy Hunt to urge him to deliver a bold strategy to transform UK health and deliver nationwide prosperity.
Snakes and ladders: Tackling precarity in social security and employment supportAcross the country, people are trying to make ends meet, build financial security and pursue their aspirations. But, in a vicious cycle of snakes and ladders, many are being pulled down into poverty.