"The report has involved extensive primary research and brings the latest thinking on the subject to our attention. As Chair of the Commission for Racial Equality, I will be actively considering how its recommendations fit our work, and how the report can inform our work. I urge others to do the same."
Trevor Philips OBE, Chair, Commission for Racial Equality
Attitudes to asylum seekers have reached new levels of hostility, yet the British public also supports the principle of asylum.
Through extensive qualitative research ippr has tried to find out what lies beneath these seemingly contradictory attitudes. The author evaluates the extent to which the media, politicians and racism play a role in the current negative public debate.
The findings show the importance of local action and political leadership in challenging prejudices which are very often based upon misinformation.
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.
Making markets: The City's role in industrial strategyTo tackle climate change, we need a significant increase in public and private capital investment.