Policy Development

Parliamentary Briefing: Earning the Right to Stay 2009

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Runnymede Trust
Read time:
10 minutes

Parliamentary briefing from the Runnymede Trust on the proposals outlined in the Earning the Right to Stay green paper. Concerned about the concepts of 'earned citizenship' and 'probationary citizenship' in regard to migrant rights, the authors argue that such changes are likely to lead to a two-tiered system of citizenship, whereby society becomes characterised by increased tension and reduced cohesion.

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