This conference, jointly hosted by UK in a Changing Europe and the Migration Observatory at Oxford University, brings together the UK’s leading experts on migration policy. The panel will look at the current state of the migration system, the issues facing policymakers, and the future trends likely to emerge.
Speakers include: Alan Manning, the former chair of the government’s Migration Advisory Committee; UKICE Senior Fellows Catherine Barnard and Jonathan Portes; UKICE researcher Sophie Stowers; and Migration Observatory Director Madeleine Sumption.
09:00, Guests arrive
Anand Menon (UKICE)
09:40-11:00, Looking back on free movement/EU Settlement Scheme
Donald Houston (University of Portsmouth and UKICE) [download slides]
Catherine Barnard (University of Cambridge and UKICE) [download slides]
Kuba Jablonowski (University of Exeter/The 3 million) [download slides]
Charlotte O’Brien (University of York) [download slides]
11:30-12:45, Impacts of the new system
Madeleine Sumption (Migration Observatory, University of Oxford) [download slides]
John Springford (Centre for European Reform) [download slides]
13:30-14:30, Refugees and asylum
Sherine El Taraboulsi-McCarthy (National Centre for Social Research) [download slides]
Colin Yeo (Garden Court Chambers and Freemovement.org.uk) [download slides]
14:30-15:30, Public opinion/political economy of migration
James Kanagasooriam (Focaldata and UKICE) [download slides]
Heather Rolfe (British Future) [download slides]
Sophie Stowers (UKICE)
16:00-17:00, Looking forward – where does migration policy go from here?
Alan Manning (LSE) [download slides]
Madeleine Sumption (Migration Observatory, University of Oxford)