Author Archives: Ida Persson
By: Carlos Vargas-Silva, Senior Researcher, Migration Observatory The census is the most complete source of information about the population of the UK. It is particularly useful for obtaining population estimates for small geographical areas and information on the characteristics of such … Continue reading
By: Nick Van Hear, Senior Researcher and Deputy Director Are left and right converging on migration? The ConDems and Labour seem set in an ugly race to the bottom to out-clip UKIP for votes, as they think (mistakenly in my … Continue reading
By: Scott Blinder, Acting Director, Migration Observatory Earlier this month I had the good fortune to travel to Edinburgh for a conference centered on the ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) project entitled The Future of the UK and Scotland. … Continue reading
By: Ben Gidley, Senior Researcher They never call it Bermondsey any more A couple of weeks ago, in Bermondsey, South London with my colleagues Ole Jensen, Simon Rowe and Ida Persson, we met a man called Albert, at the entrance … Continue reading
Merger of Europe’s human rights and equality bodies is on the agenda: good news or bad for migrants’ rights?
By: Sarah Spencer, Senior Fellow The paucity of debate among migration researchers or civil society on the future of Europe’s National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) is surprising, given the attention otherwise given to migrants’ rights. This may be the time … Continue reading