Far too many people’s skills are being wasted and we are not making the most of migration or helping people integrate. Our Policy Solution calls for urgent action to unlock the skills of migrants and UK residents to ensure we meet the needs of business and create greater community cohesion.
Making Migration Work calls for:
- Changes to the benefit system to require everyone in a household in receipt of benefits with an English language-need to learn English.
- Significant expansion in the number of English classes, refocusing current public investment on entry levels and introducing loans for learning beyond this.
- Greater power for local areas to promote integration and support local opportunity.
- Changes to the immigration cap so more highly skilled people can stay and work in the UK.