Category Archives: immigration

Immigration rhetoric is a threat to Britain’s long-term growth

Immigration has risen to the top of the political agenda in the UK. And the popular press has been propelling the bandwagon.  ‘We must stop the immigrant invasion’ according to the Daily Express and ‘enough is enough’ according to the … Continue reading

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The UK Economy: The Retreat of the Makers

If the Chancellor George Osborne is to turn his vision of reinvigorating our manufacturing sector, the so called “march of the makers”, he and his government colleagues need to develop a coherent industrial policy. The public policy debates which focus … Continue reading

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Immigration: Lies, Dammed Lies and the Daily Mail

It times of economic turmoil it is common to direct venom at others.  And immigrants are an easy target.  This was a feature of the 1930s and the 1970s in the UK – with immigrants being ‘blamed’ for taking ‘our’ … Continue reading

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