One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: Evaluating the Institutions of British Immigration Policy Making
[25/04/2013] [United Kingdom] [Report] [English]
Posted by : Country Coordinator United Kingdom
Authors : Erica Consterdine - IPPR
This paper explores four key issues affecting the ability of British immigration policy and administration bodies to do – and to be seen to do – a good job.
Naturally, it focuses on the Home Office and the UK Border Agency, raising a number of questions that are still to be answered following the announced abolition of UKBA in March.
The key issues addressed are:
The author, doctoral researcher Erica Consterdine, conducted 51 interviews with current and former MPs and ministers, employers and employer associations, trade unions, NGOs, thinktanks and experts in the field, and civil servants, which informed and illustrate this paper.
Source : IPPR