Tag: immigration

  • Decades of Racist Immigration Policy

    A recent report produced by the Home Office (by an unnamed historian) has found that the Windrush Scandal was caused by decades of racist immigration policies. In case you don’t remember it, the Windrush Scandal first came to public attention in 2018 when it came to light that 83 ethnic minority immigrants to the UK […]

  • Why is the UK suffering from a Labour Shortage?

    There are over 1 million job vacancies in the UK in September 2021, but Brexit isn’t the only reason!

  • Sociological Perspectives on Increasing Immigration to the UK

    This post looks at the recent increase in net migration to the UK, and at some of the reasons for increasing immigration in particular, including push and pull factors. It also looks at some of the consequences of increasing migration and the relationship between globalisation and migration.  Recent Patterns of Migration to the UK The […]