Comment Free movement is not as hardline as Theresa May thinks by Nick Kent | 09.02.2017 Our PM and other EU leaders talk as if free movement is absolute. The language in the underlying treaties is much more nuanced. Comment UK doesn’t need a migrant impact fund by Michael Romberg | 31.01.2017 Calls for one validate mistaken belief that migrants are to blame for problems in public services. What we need is to show how they assimilate. Comment If only May had learnt from Swiss before going to Davos by Denis MacShane | 19.01.2017 Irony of choosing Davos to make first foreign defence of taking UK out of EU is that the Swiss are going in exactly opposite direction. Comment It’s time to stop treating students as migrants by David Hannay | 10.01.2017 There’s a chance to remedy this error when the Higher Education and Research Bill begins its passage through the House of Lords this week. InFacts complains over press watchdog director’s Sun story by Hugo Dixon | 24.11.2016 Trevor Kavanagh, who sits on IPSO’s board, wrote an inaccurate story about Calais migrants. The Sun failed to correct its error online. Comment UK should drop obsession with “managed migration” by Denis MacShane | 10.11.2016 People devising complex schemes to control immigration are playing UKIP’s game. We run the risk of having visas imposed on us. Comment Complexity threats loom as PM seeks ‘smooth’ Brexit by Bill Emmott | 20.10.2016 May is said to want a “smooth” Brexit. But her cabinet’s trade and immigration ideas suggest ‘taking back control’ could pile on complexity. Comment Rudd’s migration fund part of hardline policy by Jonathan Carr-West | 19.10.2016 The details are vague. But the Home Secretary’s plan is at least as much about controlling migration as helping local communities. Comment Theresa May’s Faustian pact with Brexiters damages UK by Hugo Dixon | 08.10.2016 To curry favour with hardliners, the government is saying things that are divisive, bad for investment and harming our reputation. Six of the best from the Tory conference by Charlie Mitchell | 06.10.2016 Theresa May’s first conference as prime minister yielded detail on migration, health and the economy, as well as its fair share of gaffes. Comment Tories jettison some pledges much more easily than others by Hugo Dixon | 04.10.2016 May is clinging to foolish migration target because it's a sacred manifesto pledge but happily throwing deficit target to the winds. Comment Corbyn is right to call for migrant impact fund by Hugo Dixon | 28.09.2016 Though migration benefits UK overall, money isn’t channelled to communities that need it fast enough. A new fund would help fix the problem.