On 19th April 2018, Ben Ryan launched his new book ‘Fortress Britain’, on reassessing our post–Brexit immigration policy.
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Whatever your thoughts on Brexit, one thing is certain; it gives us a once in a lifetime opportunity to completely reassess our immigration policy. Let’s make sure we do it soundly and ethically.
A 2016 survey found that British people think that EU migrants make up 15% of the UK’s population, when in reality it is just 5%. This overestimation is reflective of continued media focus on the ‘issue’ of immigration and its prominence in the Brexit debate.
Although clearly a key concern in British society, the ethical implications of immigration are often over–looked. A new book, Fortress Britain? Ethical Approaches to Immigration Policy for a Post–Brexit Britain, edited by Theos Think Tank’s Ben Ryan, explores the ethical issues surrounding immigration and provokes intelligent discussion on how to establish a new immigration policy that is grounded in Christian theology. It includes chapters by Adrian Pabst, David Goodhart, Anna Rowlands, Girma Mohammed, Susanna Snyder, Pia Jolliffe and Sam Burke.
On 19th April 2018, Ryan launched the new book at a drinks reception at Theos Think Tank.