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Changing places


Immigration regularly tops surveys as the issue people are most concerned about. But what influences the public's views?

A new Demos report seeks to understand social attitudes towards immigration, integration and ethnic diversity.


Read the report. Share the infographic.

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Party conference 2014


This year’s conference season falls just eight months before the General Election and will see the main political parties raise the stakes.

Demos is hosting an impactful and broad-ranging programme with events at Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat conferences.


See our full conference events programme here.

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The future of housing with care


Paul Burstow MP gave a speech announcing the findings of Demos's Commission on Residential Care.

The final report recommends a number of measures to embed good practice in the sector and challenge public perceptions.


Read the report. Listen to Paul Burstow's speech.

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Going it alone


Self-employment is at its highest level on record, now making up 1 in 7 of those in work.

A new Demos report investigates the the dramatic shift in working patterns, and what it means for public policy. 


Read the report. Read the article.

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On speaking terms


The last Census found around 850,000 migrants could not speak English well or at all.

A new Demos report argues the lack of a government strategy, and a drop in funding for ESOL courses, is preventing migrants reaching their full potential.


Read the report. Read the blog.

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Building for the future


Demos has launched a Commission on Apprenticeships to improve the quantity and quality of vocational training.

We are issuing a call for evidence, encouraging employers, learning providers and policymakers to share their expertise.


Read about the Commission. See the call for evidence.

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Vox Digitas


Our latest CASM report examines the huge potential of listening to digital voices on Twitter.

To mark its release we analysed 2 million tweets aimed at celebrities, finding that male public figures more often felt the brunt of online abuse.


Read the report. Read the analysis.

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Understanding poverty


Read Poverty in Perspective, our landmark report that introduces a pioneering model for measuring poverty.

You can also view interactive infographics of our child poverty types on the stand-alone Poverty in Perspective website.


Read the report and the blog. Explore the infographic website.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Sep 30

A healthy relationship? What does the EU do for healthcare?

George Freeman MP, Minister for Life Sciences and Charlie Elphicke MP will join...

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Community chest: Could local banks work in the UK?

Guy Opperman MP will join us for a private roundtable to discuss whether a network of community...

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LATEST PRESS

Sep 3

Build homes for elderly on NHS land, says MP

BBC News reports on Paul Burstow's recommendation that NHS land should be...

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House elderly in student campuses instead of ‘islands of misery’ care homes, report

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