The Britain in Europe think tank presents-
Immigration after Brexit? What lies ahead...
4 – 6pm Thursday 8th December 2016
Eastern Gateway Auditorium
Brunel University London
National Institute of Economic & Social Research
Followed by a student panel discussion and Q&A, including analysis by Professor Abimbola Olowofoyeku and BiE experts on the article 50 case.
Jonathan Portes, one of the most prolific commentators on immigration issues in the country right now, will provide analysis of the government's approach to immigration issues after Brexit, and the socio-economic challenges facing the UK depending on the policy choices made.
Portes is a Research Fellow at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research; and Senior Fellow, ESRC Britain in a Changing Europe. Previously, he was Chief Economist at the Cabinet Office, where he advised the Cabinet Secretary, Gus O'Donnell, and Number 10 Downing Street on economic and financial issues. Before that he held a number of other senior economic policy posts in the UK government.
Jonathan's particular interests include immigration, labour markets, and poverty. Mr Portes began his civil service career in HM Treasury in 1987. He writes regularly for the national and international press and is on twitter at @jdportes.
The debate will be followed by networking over light refreshments.
Free parking available on campus.
Please register your free place at: Eventbrite