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Published on Nov 18, 2014
Thursday 13 November 2014, 6-7.30pm Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4QH
The economic cost and benefit of immigration to the UK is widely discussed, but what is the reality? Do workers from overseas fill skills shortages? What is the evidence of the economic impact immigration has on housing and employment as well as access to education and welfare facilities at a local level? Is the overall effect of this impact negative of positive?
Chair: Rachel Lomax, Non-Executive Director HSBC
Professor Ian Goldin, Director of the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford
Professor Sir David Metcalf, London School of Economics
Sir Richard Lambert, former Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry
David Goodhart, founder and former Editor of Prospect magazine, Chair of Demos
Nazek Ramadan, founder of Migrant Voice and Migrant and Refugee woman of the year
To find out more visit: www.britishacademy.ac.uk/debates