Briefing: Integration – Food for Thought

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
November 20, 2012
Hilary Kitchin
Issues Covered
  • Equalities
  • integration
Economy and Regeneration, Voluntary Sector and Community Engagement

A new report from the IPPR suggests that integration may be better achieved through everyday interactions

The report challenges current government policy and multiculturalism as being based on mistaken assumptions

It is suggested that research should look at everyday interactions through Sure Start and social and economic relationships

Its relevance for local authorities lies in its links to socio-economic regeneration and to the equalities duties, to counter discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations

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