Analysis and Reports

Home Office Implements Costly Counter-Asylum Tactics

The past year has seen a significant increase in the number of migrants trying to get to the UK on boats, with very few other options open. In 2020 8,438 people crossed the English Channel in small boats. The trend has been continuing over the first...

Big Tech’s Grip on Immigration

Big tech companies wield an overwhelming power monopoly in global political, social and economic affairs. Facebook banning news in Australia over the past week showed the lengths companies would go to maintain their power. They are also complicit in...

Migration Data Seriously Affected by Pandemic

The pandemic has affected many aspects of the UK’s policy-making process and has made collecting accurate data almost impossible. Uncertainty surrounding migration data is at its worst as the ongoing pandemic has limited the usual avenues of...

IPPR report hostile environment

IPPR Report: Reversing the Hostile Environment Policy

Almost a decade ago, the then Home Secretary Theresa May made a series of changes to the UK’s immigration system, implementing what would become known as the ‘hostile environment policy’. Brazen in its intentions, the government made clear that the...