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Tom Railton

Tom Railton


Immigration policy must focus on economic success and public good

The UK’s future migration regime must ensure continued access to the skills needed for economic success and public good – and not focus on erecting barriers to free movement.


Situation at Natural England exposes impact of austerity on our environment

Speech given by Sue Hayman MP, shadow environment secretary, at the launch of Prospect's State of Natural England report, House of Commons, 11 March 2019


How can unions prepare for the future of work?

The future of work is gaining media profile, with apocalyptic stories about robots taking our jobs or the benefits of AI seeming to appear almost daily. But beyond the sensationalist headlines there is a serious agenda for trade unions


Unions do have reasons to be cheerful

Young people have an overwhelmingly positive view of trade unions and the future of the economy means that there is a clear case for the benefits of union membership. The challenge is to combine these facts into a compelling pitch and get more union sign ups.