In Conservative Home, Jim Blagden, Head of Politics and Polling, outlines why cutting immigration is crucial to reviving the Conservatives’ electoral chances. He writes:
‘Onward’s new research paper, Reality Check, dives deep into the voters’ understanding of immigration and expectations of a successful strategy to manage it. Backed by opinion polling conducted by Stack Data Strategy, our research shows that reducing immigration with greater controls is critical to reviving the Conservative Party’s electoral prospects. For their lost voters, who backed the party in 2019 but say they will not do so again, immigration is an even more critical issue that has pushed them to reconsider their support.’
Read the full article here.
The Telegraph discusses Onward's Back to Basics report that urged the Government to scrap the current £13 cap on council tax increases to allow local authorities to support further policing.
The Yorkshire Post covered Onward's Back to Basics plan to rebuild local policing across England and Wales.
Onward's report 'Back to Basics' is highlighted in a Daily Mail article on restoring neighbourhood policing.
Senior Researcher Jenevieve Treadwell discusses why immigration will be a problem for both the Conservatives and Labour in the upcoming election in City AM.