Submissions to the Call for Evidence

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Social Integration has received an excellent range of submissions from a wide range of stakeholders to its Call for Evidence which closed on 13 March 2017.

Commenting on the submissions, the APPG Chair, Chuka Umunna MP, said: “We are very pleased to see so many organisations and individuals taking an interest in integration and in our ongoing inquiry. I hope that our final report in July will be able to draw together all the valuable evidence we have received to make some strong recommendations.”

The APPG would like to express gratitude to all those who took the time to respond:

  1. Action for ESOL
  2. Allan Alasdair MSP, Minister for International Development and Europe
  3. BMENational & Human City Institute
  4. Borders College
  5. Bright Blue
  6. Centre for Social Investigation, Nuffield College, Oxford
  7. City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
  8. Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA)
  9. East London Advanced Technology Training (ELATT)
  10. Education Scotland
  11. English for Action (EFA London)
  12. FaithAction
  13. Good Things Foundation
  14. Growth, Equal Opportunities, Migration and Markets (GEMM) Project
  15. Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR)
  16. Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER), University of Essex
  17. Judy Kirsh
  18. Victor Kok CPA CGA
  19. London Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  20. Arthur McKeown
  21. Migration Yorkshire
  22. Mums and Families (MAF)
  23. National Association for Teaching English and other Community Languages to Adults (NATECLA)
  24. Refugee Action
  25. Ruth Hayman Trust
  26. Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA)
  27. Social Support and Migration in Scotland Project (University of Glasgow/Swansea University)
  28. Katherine Swinney
  29. Jess Tomlinson & Ben Menadue
  30. United Nations High Commissioner For Refugees (UNHCR)
  31. Wonder Foundation

These submissions will inform Stage Two of the APPG’s inquiry into integration and immigration, which is due to publish its final report in the summer.

You can read the submissions in full here.