This post is part of a series of policy proposals submitted to the Labour Party by me for inclusion in the 2015 manifesto.
Improving the Life in the UK test
The 'Life in the United Kingdom' test is an important part of British immigration policy attracting cross-party support. This report is the most comprehensive and rigorous examination of the test available. The report considers how the current edition compares with previous editions and it identifies several problems that should be addressed in a future edition. The report supports 12 recommendations.
I would be very keen to lead a new revision of this test - as a university academic and academic lawyer who actually passed the test and knows first hand how immigration to the UK works - as part of a larger conversation about British citizenship for the 21st that is fair and accountable.....