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About Ruth Grove-White

Ruth Grove-White is policy officer at Migrant Rights Network

Articles by Ruth Grove-White

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Rosemary Bechler

Rosemary Bechler is the mainsite editor of openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Connecting cultures or putting up barriers? Migration and the Commonwealth

In the wake of Jubilee Commonwealth events, Migrants’ Rights Network is hosting a debate at London’s SOAS tonight about Commonwealth migration and its role in building ‘Britishness’.

Migration in Britain: the truth behind the headlines

By restricting entry, settlement and family reunification in the UK now, the UK risks putting off those that it will be seeking to attract in the future, as well as making the process of migration more precarious for all, says Ruth Grove White

Can migration work for Britain? Not like this

Government policy of 'managed migration' has backfired and produced public mistrust related to a vicious circle, of the assurance of control and the reality of failure. With the major parties set to continue this system, Ruth Grove White argues that there is ample scope to challenge the principles behind managed migration. We just need to be brave enough to make the case.
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