How is London being transformed by migration?

LondonConf_03.24.14 With the many shifts that have taken place over the past few years in the UK migration regime, the new net migration figures and the detail now about how and where migrants are living in London made available through the 2011 Census, this conference provided a timely opportunity to bring together current knowledge and research on the impact of migration on London and its economy. Chaired by Barbara Roche from ‘Migration Matters‘ and Ben Rogers, from Centre for London, the conference drew together all thematic strands from this two-year LSE London project, with expert speakers addressing recent changes from a variety of perspectives. Continue reading

Feasible Approaches to Estimating the UK’s Irregular Migrant Population in April 2011: A roundtable discussion

This round-table, held on on 9 October, discussed the state of actual/potential play on re-estimating the size of the (UK) irregular population in the light of the data now available from the 2011 Census on the actually enumerated foreign-born population. Relevant invited experts collectively thought through what would be required to do this as properly as can be, and what problems Continue reading

London’s Household Projections and their Implications for Planning: a roundtable discussion

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Following a seminar held on London’s household projections in July 2013, this smaller round-table brought together LSE London’s team with GLA’s leading demography, housing and planning experts to discuss London demographics and housing requirements, as well Continue reading