Looking back: Scottish devolution and migration

IPPR Progressive Review volume 27 reflects on over 20 years of devolution. It includes a chapter by MPS Director, Sarah Kyambi, that examines key moments of divergence on migration for Scotland. She forecasts the challenges ahead and highlights the need for improved dialogue. Photo by Craig McKay on Unsplash

New Choices: Independence and immigration after Brexit

Brexit and Covid19 have introduced new dynamics and new uncertainties into the choices an independent Scotland would need to make on immigration. MPS Director, Sarah Kyambi, outlines these changes highlighting the difficulties in squaring membership of the Common Travel Area with re-joining the European Union in: Hepburn, E. Keating, M. & McEwen, N. (eds) (2021) […]

Scoping Report: Migration Policy Scotland Project

Migration Policy Scotland Project: Scoping work in 2019 found widespread agreement on the need for more migration policy capacity in Scotland (outside of protection migration). Based on the views of over 50 people, this report explores the focus such policy work could take. It discusses the key opportunities and challenges involved and concludes with a table of options for increasing policy capacity. […]