Onward Logo Colour White 2021

The immigration debate we have all forgotten

iNews

Onward Director Sebastian Payne writes in the i that the Government must focus on cutting both legal and illegal migration.  He writes:

‘Tackling the current scale of legal migration is just as important as the illegal numbers to voters, and will prove just as tricky to make progress on before the election. Although passing the Rwanda legislation was anything but a smooth process, there was ultimately a consensus among Tories that the problem cannot go unresolved. The same level of commitment is now needed to bring down economic migration.

A reminder of the challenge. Net migration hit an historic high of 672,000 last year and public confidence in the Government’s ability to reduce it has shrivelled up after too many unfilled pledges.’

Read the full piece here.

REPORT
Back to Basics

How neighbourhood policing can make streets and communities safer

REPORT
Giving Back Better

Giving Back Better looks at how the UK could unlock greater philanthropy in the UK.

REPORT
Reality Check

What voters really think about immigration

REPORT
Blueprint for Success: Empowering businesses in the UK through access to Standard Essential Patents

Summary report of an Onward and the Fair Standards Alliance roundtable, exploring how to empower UK businesses through access to Standard Essential Patents.

REPORT
Greener Pastures

Securing the economic and environmental future of Britain’s farms

REPORT
Pension Power

Unlocking the UK’s pensions for science and tech growth.

The Telegraph

Raise council tax to fix policing, says think tank

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

Raise taxes by 45p a week to fund thousands of community police, think tank urges

The Yorkshire Post covered Onward's Back to Basics plan to rebuild local policing across England and Wales.

Daily Mail

Home Secretary welcomes the idea of an extra 19,000 bobbies on the beat to restore neighbourhood policing

Onward's report 'Back to Basics' is highlighted in a Daily Mail article on restoring neighbourhood policing.

City AM

Onward's Deputy Director Adam Hawksbee discusses parental responsibility in CityAM.

City AM

Senior Researcher Jenevieve Treadwell discusses why immigration will be a problem for both the Conservatives and Labour in the upcoming election in City AM.