Articles by Jill Rutter
Jill Rutter is director of strategy and relationships at British Future

The manifesto challenge

Jill Rutter  |  19 May 2017

The election provides politicians with an opportunity to secure consent for a post-Brexit immigration system, writes Jill Rutter  With the publication of the Conservatives and other party manifestos this week, we now have an idea of the direction of future immigration policy, as well as how the opposition parties will frame their views. The Liberal …

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A ‘friends and family’ offer to Europe?

Jill Rutter  |  31 October 2016

Leaving the European Union will lead to significant changes to United Kingdom immigration policy. Over the next year, the UK government will have to decide about the immigration offer it wants to make to the EU 27, as part of a broader post-Brexit relationship. The trade-off between market access and freedom of movement will be …

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Beyond the Migration Impact Fund

Jill Rutter  |  30 September 2016

Jeremy Corbyn’s push for a Migration Impact Fund to address the pressures placed on public services by immigration, as outlined in his conference speech this week, is welcome news. But the fund itself will not address all public concerns on the issue. Members of parliament spend a lot of time listening to the views of …

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Let’s talk about it: A national conversation on immigration

Jill Rutter  |  26 August 2016

New net migration statistics just published will have offered little reassurance to those voters in the United Kingdom who list immigration alongside the NHS and the economy as their top concerns. There is little public trust in the ability of the government to manage migration in a way that works for everyone in Britain, with …

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