The National Conversation: Findings from the West Midlands

We have released our first regional batch of reports today, each a local summary of what we round in five diverse towns and cities across the West Midlands, available here.   Getting integration right in the West Midlands will be key to building trust and consensus on immigration, according to the reports from the biggest-ever public consultation Read more about The National Conversation: Findings from the West Midlands[…]

Kidderminster: Regaining trust on immigration will also involve targeting those who trigger further division in our communities

Kidderminster in Worcestershire was the National Conversation’s 43rd visit. Our citizens’ panel in Kidderminster were mostly blue-collar workers and retirees, an anti-establishment group who were mostly ‘balancers’, seeing both positive contributions as well as challenges posed by immigration. “There’s a lot of doctors coming in and people training to be nurses and working long hours, Read more about Kidderminster: Regaining trust on immigration will also involve targeting those who trigger further division in our communities[…]