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Two of Policy Exchange’s experts are among the most read authors in Parliament, a new Freedom of Information request has revealed. Road to Somewhere, by Policy Exchange’s Head of Demography, Immigration and Integration David Goodhart (longlisted for this year’s Orwell Prize) was the second most borrowed book in the House of Commons, behind only ‘How Parliament Works’. The Head of our Britain in the World Project Professor John Bew’s Orwell Prize-winning Citizen Clem was also one of the most borrowed books in the House of Commons in 2017. Both books were named last year by the Observer among their 100 best political books.
Policy Exchange Demography, Immigration and Integration Research Fellow Richard Norrie appeared in front of Parliament’s Women and Equalities Committee to provide advice on the quality and usefulness of the data making up the Race Disparity Audit.
Policy Exchange hosts a speech by the Hon Peter Dutton MP, Australian Minister for Immigration and Border Protection
Policy Exchange was delighted to welcome the Hon Peter Dutton MP, Australia’s immigration minister, who reflected on the need for a carefully managed migration system in order to maintain public support for continuing new arrivals. A packed audience heard how the Australian government’s approach has tackled people trafficking while also ensuring Australia has the skilled migrants it needs and maintaining a generous settlement programme for refugees.
Policy Exchange is delighted to announce that Dr Tony Sewell will be joining its Immigration, Integration and Demography Unit as a Senior Fellow. He will be working with David Goodhart and Richard Norrie
David Goodhart — Head of Demography, Immigration, and Integration — talks about his views on society, the upcoming election, and his latest book,The Road to Somewhere, which was recently launched at Policy Exchange. In the interview, CapX’s Robert Colville describes Goodhart’s book as ‘precisely of its time’, claiming that it is ‘at once an explanation for why so many people have become so disillusioned with politics, and a prescription for what to do about it’
David Goodhart — Policy Exchange’s Head of Demography, Immigration, and Integration — appeared on Newsnight to discuss diversity, in the wake of the Westminster terrorist attack, and in light of his latest book, ‘The Road to Somewhere’. During the interview, he also made reference to his recent Policy Exchange work on integration, and specifically the ICM polling undertaken to inform the ‘Unsettled Belonging’ report, which he cowrote with Martyn Frampton and Khalid Mahmood MP.
Eric Kaufmann responds to David Aaronovitch’s column referencing Kaufmann’s recent Policy Exchange report
In a letter published by The Times, Eric Kaufmann — Professor of Politics at Birkbeck, University of London — responds to a column by David Aaronovitch that discusses Kaufmann’s recent Policy Exchange report, ‘Racial Self-Interest is not Racism’.
David Goodhart — Policy Exchange’s Head of Demography, Immigration, and Integration — appeared on the BBC’s ‘The Big Questions’, taking part in a discussion entitled ‘Are Europe’s powerless taking control?’.
David Goodhart — Policy Exchange’s Head of Demography, Immigration, and Integration — explains how he has ‘changed [his] mind, slowly, about modern liberalism’.
David Goodhart – Policy Exchange’s Head of the Demography, Immigration, and Integration Unit – appeared before the Select Committee for Exiting the European Union to discuss the immigration aspects of ‘The UK’s negotiating objectives for its withdrawal from the EU’.