The new Immigration Bill was voted through the House of Commons with an overwhelming majority. But, whilst it appears to have little opposition within the Cabinet, there is vocal and urgent opposition to it across political parties and throughout UK society.
One thing that can often be forgotten in debates about policies, schemes and withdrawal agreements is that when discussing immigration, we are really talking about peoples’ lives.
By Sarah: email@example.com “There’s just so much news at the moment, my head is going to explode!” – a recent comment from a year 6 girl I was working with, and she’s not alone. Whether it’s the Grenfell fire, Brexit,
By Rachel: firstname.lastname@example.org Dear Theresa May, These are uncertain times: at the same time that the UK is in the midst of Brexit negotiations we are faced with the tumultuous transition between American Presidents. As Prime Minister, it is
By Theresa: email@example.com I vote for more empathy in the New Year, because I would like to join Roman Krzanric in his idea that “empathy is a catalyst for social change”. I’m aware that technically a new year can
By Kate: firstname.lastname@example.org Two weeks ago I delivered a workshop on critical thinking with year 5 pupils in a primary school in East London. At the beginning of the workshop, we played a game where groups of young people had
By Sarah: email@example.com “With those crow’s feet at 17, he’s obviously been using the wrong moisturiser!” -Sun Executive commenting on a refugee from Calais Human beings have a natural fear of change and of the ‘other’ or unknown. Alongside this,
By Sarah: firstname.lastname@example.org “Immigrants are the reason we voted to leave the EU” –10 year old pupil in an EqualiTeach workshop. On the morning of Friday 24th June, it became clear that Britain had experienced an historic vote that could
By Rachel: email@example.com There has been a lot of research undertaken recently, to look into the different effects our emotions have on the way we make decisions, and it is becoming increasingly evident that our emotions are actually the biggest