Addressing public concerns on immigration requires looking beyond the numbers
Tom Frere-Smith, Senior Research Executive
25 October 2011
What groups does the word 'immigrant' bring to mind? Tom Frere-Smith analyses our recent poll for the Migration Observatory.
Will public opinion eventually turn to support free schools?
Gideon Skinner, Head of Political Research
12 September 2011
The first batch of the Government’s flagship free schools are opening their doors for the first time this month and it is clear that their success or failure will be a key benchmark for the Government’s education policy.
Big Society and the Co-operative Council
John Kennedy, Associate Director
15 February 2011
Friday, 28 January 2011 saw the official launch of Lambeth Council's initiative "Co-operative Council" - a new way of power sharing between citizens and the state.
Big Society Blog: Supporting the development of Big Society in new Localism?
Kirstin Couper, Associate Director
22 December 2010
Empowering local communities to shape local areas has been a goal of central government for the past decade, for some essential to the success of Big Society, and so it was unsurprising to read about it in the new the Localism Bill.