Breakfast Briefings

What are the key evidence gaps in Britain’s migration debate, and what are the implications for policy?

Friday 13 May 2011

Informed public debate and evidence-based policy-making on immigration requires clarity and transparency about what we know and don’t know about migration and its impacts. The Migration Observatory (, a new project of COMPAS, recently published a report on the ten most important problems in the evidence base on immigration and migrants in the UK (

This breakfast briefing will present the key findings and discuss the implications for public debate and policy-making.

Speakers: The Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford team

Discussants: Chris Kershaw, Home Office and Ben Humberstone, Office for National Statistics

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What is migration policy for?

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Who needs migrant workers?

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