public attitudes

Publication date: 25 Apr 2019 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Employment & Social policy, Exiting the EU & Britain after Brexit | Authors: Rolfe, H, Runge, J, Hudson-Sharp, N | JEL classification: J48, J60 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 248 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
As Britain prepares to leave the EU immigration policy has come to the top of the policy agenda. The Brexit vote was seen as a vote against free movement and new policies are aimed at introducing more restrictive controls. The report by the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) in September 2018...
Publication date: 11 Oct 2018 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Employment & Social policy, Exiting the EU & Britain after Brexit | Authors: Rolfe, H, Runge, J, Hudson-Sharp, N, Ahlstrom-Vij, K | Project: Evidence and perceptions in the post-Brexit immigration debate
Funded by the Leverhulme Trust, researchers from NIESR and Birkbeck explored public attitudes to EU immigration and how people use and respond to evidence on the economic impacts of immigration. Based on 12 focus groups with 105 participants in a Leave voting area of the UK, the report tests out...