Migration and the transformation of London – Project Archive

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Immigration is one of today’s most conflictual issues. There is disagreement about how immigration affects economies and about how national policy can improve growth and support social cohesion and welfare. Stakeholders include not only policy makers and migrants themselves but indeed almost all of society.

London has a particular stake in the debate—it is the UK destination of choice for migrants from all parts of the income and education spectra, many of its industries depend on specialist migrant labour, and it is home to communities from all over the world.

This HEIF 5 project brings together London policymakers, experts and those who drive the economy to provide an evidence basis and a forum for informed debate about how international immigration affects London, focusing on six different themes:

The two-year series of roundtablesworkshopsseminarsconferences, and publications will monitor and disseminate relevant research and evidence. This is a comprehensive archive of all available outputs.

 

Publications

Book

December 2014

Kochan, B. [Editor]. Migration and the London’s growth. LSE London. A downloadable PDF version of the book is available here.

Framing papers

24 March 2014

Datu, K. Settlement patterns of rich and poor-country migrants into the London metropolitan region since 2001

Reports

21 September 2015

Fernández, M. Islington Park Street Community: a model for alternative housing in London

Scanlon, K. Fernández, M., Sagor, E., & Whitehead, C. Home advantage: housing the young employed in London. Sutton Trust.

External presentations

11 April 2013

Scanlon, K. The impact of skilled non-EU migration on UK housing market. Norface Research Program on Migration & Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration.

12 December 2012

Report: Higher education and migration workshop

Events

Roundtables

9 October 2013

Feasible approaches to estimating the UK’s irregular migrant population in April 2011: a roundtable discussion

7 October 2013 

London’s household projections and their implications for planning: a roundtable discussion

5 October 2012

Project launch: opening roundtable

Workshops

12 December 2012

Higher education and migration workshop

Seminars

10 June 2014

Migration and low pay in London

The role/impacts of migrants in London’s low paid jobs

Policy responses to a London low pay problem

6 December 2013

New migration regimes and higher education

2 July 2013

The new population and household projections: implications for London seminar

29 June 2013

The London Finance Commission seminar

1 March 2013

Higher education and migration seminar

Conferences

27 June 2014

Migration and the transformation of London: an international perspective

Session 1: Migration and the economy

Session 2: Migration, communities and services

Session 3: Migration, politics and the city

24 March 2014

How is London being transformed by migration?

Session 1: Setting the Context – Impacts of Migration 2001-2011
[Listen to Podcast of Session 1 presentations here]

Session 2: Implications – Bigger
[Listen to Podcast of Session 2 presentations here]

Session 3: Implications – Different
[Listen to Podcast of Session 3 presentations here]

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