The public’s views on immigration are more nuanced than is often assumed.
Analysing two apparently contradictory studies that have been published about the impact of migration on the UK economy.
The emphatic rejection of Toryism in London shows that much of modern Britain – even if it holds centre-right views – is not comfortable with the Conservative Party.
On immigration, we demand that our politicians serve us a dish of fried snowballs and then feign disappointment when they fail to deliver it.
The Lib Dem leader cannot afford to look intensely relaxed about tens of thousands of newcomers.
Rachel Reeves suggests migrants should be denied welfare until they have contributed through the tax system.
The PM is fuelling the perception that "benefit tourism" is a problem while still allowing himself to be outflanked by Ukip.
Sixty per cent believe immigration has benefited Britain and are much more likely to be pro-EU.
The party should be straight with voters about how different types of migration have different impacts on Britain.
By acknowledging where we went wrong and setting out a different approach, Ed Miliband has given us a route back into the national conversation.