Breaking down barriers to integration

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Integration

Welcome to the website for the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Social Integration.

The APPG brings together Parliamentarians from all political parties with an interest in the issue. The group's mission is to drive forward a cross-party conversation on policy solutions to break down barriers to integration and create opportunities for people from all walks of life to build bonds of trust.

Too often the integration of immigrants is depicted as a means of shutting down multiculturalism and replacing it with the politics of assimilation or, worse still, pandering to the politics of hate.This is a fundamental misunderstanding. A strategic and proactive integration agenda is the best way of protecting our diverse, multicultural communities from the peddlers of hatred and division.

Chuka Umunna MP Chair of Social Integration APPG

Latest news

‘Integration Not Demonisation’ report launched

25 August 2017

A new report from The All Parliamentary Group on Social Integration chaired by Chuka Umunna MP argues that the toxic immigration debate is hindering integration and calls for urgent action to build a more cohesive society. The report concludes the cross party group’s inquiry into the integration of immigrants, and follows the interim report in January which…

Research interviews for inquiry into immigration and integration

26 April 2017

The Challenge, who provides the Secretariat to the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Social Integration, has finished conducting research interviews for the APPG’s inquiry into integration and immigration. Over the past two months The Challenge has been talking to relevant experts to gain a better understanding of the existing English provision landscape in the…

Response to call for evidence for inquiry into immigration and integration

30 March 2017

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Social Integration has received an excellent range of submissions from a wide range of stakeholders to its call for evidence which closed on 13 March 2017. Commenting on the submissions, the APPG Chair, Chuka Umunna MP, said: “We are very pleased to see so many organisations and individuals…

Access the latest reports from the Social Integration APPG, including the Inquiry into the integration of immigrants.

Upcoming events, evidence sessions and other key dates for the APPG.

See which Parliamentarians are members of the APPG