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CONTENTS

February 2012

MIGRANTS’ RIGHTS NETWORK (MRN) is a charity promoting policy analysis, partnership and debate for the rights of all migrants. Defending the rights of migrants is at the heart of MRN’s work. We aim to ensure that migrants have the power and opportunities to influence the policies which shape their lives. Migrants’ Rights Network www.migrantsrights.org.uk

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Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future

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The Story of MRN

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How It All Comes Together

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Leading Social Action

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Turning Up the Volume

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Building Political Support

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Finances 2006 - 2011

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Team, Trustees & Volunteers 2011

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Thank Yous for 2011

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Funders and Contributors 2006-2011 

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LEARNING FROM THE PAST, LOOKING TO THE FUTURE On the surface, the issue of immigration in the UK receives little public sympathy. Narrowing political debate and a powerful anti-immigration lobby have contributed towards a restrictive agenda and hardening attitudes towards those who come here. This is likely to continue in the run-up to the next general election in 2015, with funding cuts to the voluntary sector presenting an ongoing threat to grassroots support and advocacy for migrant rights.

BUT AN ALTERNATIVE APPROACH IS GAINING MOMENTUM. In the five years since MRN was established we have worked with many others, establishing common ground towards an alternative vision: of a country where the benefits of migration are recognised, and the rights of those who cross borders are respected and supported.

Since 2006 MRN has worked to develop cutting-edge analysis, share information and support migrant-led action across the country. We work in a number of ways, placing collaboration and debate at the heart of our activities. We offer support for leadership for social action on key issues to organisations up and down the country. MRN currently works with a wide network of grassroots activists and organisations committed to progressive approaches to migration.

The coming period will see us strengthening our collective presence through common campaigns and evidence-gathering to increase the impact of these messages with decisions-makers. We will also step up our work to amplify the messages from around the country about migrants’ rights to new audiences. There is currently a receptive audience for our work across the migration sector and beyond; moving forward we will be establishing a national presence of voices in the media and in public events across the UK.

In order to bring about tangible political impact, we are working on opening a progressive space among politicians and building a dialogue with Parliamentarians. In 2011 MRN took on the role of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Migration Secretariat. During the coming period this work will link wider concerns to the political debate through greater engagement by key stakeholders from business, trade unions public services and others. We will also work to ensure that real links can be made between grassroots campaigns and wider parliamentary agendas.

WHAT IMPACT CAN WE HAVE TOGETHER? From where we stand, the evidence shows there is scope for this work to have real influence on political and public agendas. This will be difficult but more vital than ever in the challenging times ahead. This report is intended to provide a balance sheet of what we think MRN has been able to achieve to-date, and what we think is possible in the future. We hope you will agree, and join us.

Don Flynn Director


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THE STORY OF MRN

May Re-launch of All-Party Group on Migration with roundtable on ‘12 Months of Coalition Immigration Policy’

The last five years have been eventful for MRN. We have grown from a small project to a fully-fledged organisation with a broad programme of activities and seven members of staff. This timeline shows key events and milestones in our journey so far, from advocacy and project work to growth in the team and office. Although MRN’s story is just beginning, we are proud to showcase our work and impact over the last five years in this report.

Nov Website reaches 1000 visits per month

Jul Launch of new website and newsletter

Nov MRN is established and Don Flynn is appointed Director

Nov Barrow Cadbury Trust launches report “Migrant Voices, Migrant Rights” by Don Flynn on state of migrant & refugee sector in the UK

June First meeting of Migration Impacts Forum tasked with examining the impact of migration on communities

Jan Start of Migration Opportunity Mapping Project providing a up-to-date review of immigration policies

Mar Sarah Kyambi takes on role as MRN Policy Director in Scotland

Mar London office opens and Cristina Andreatta joins as Resource Officer

Feb New Government regime enforces severe penalties for undocumented migrant workers

Nov MRN gives evidence to Home Affairs Select Committee

Feb Don debates with Immigration Minister Liam Byrne in Parliament

Nov Launch event held for first MRN report ‘Papers Please’ in London and Glasgow

May Ruth Grove -White joins as Policy Officer

Jul MRN staff speak at Liberal Democrat and Labour party fringe meetings

Oct Pamela Castro joins MRN as a Fellow PhD student

April MRN Newsletter reaches 1000 subscribers

March Training series with UNITE on “Papers Please” report

Oct Juan Camilo joins MRN as London Project Officer

June Report “Irregular Migrants - the urgent need for a new approach” launched

Jul MRN moves offices to Royal London House in Finsbury Square

Feb Jan Brulc joins MRN as Communications Officer

Feb MRN co-organises European conference on Migrants and the Media

Mar MRN forms 4 partnerships across UK and launches Communications Strategies Project

Mar Migrants’ Rights Scotland starts its work with help from MRN

May Coalition Government is formed

Apr First national network meeting held in Stratford Upon Avon on Participatory action research

Apr Maryam Pasha joins MRN as Network Coordinator

Apr Migration Pulse section open to guest bloggers is added to the website

Jun MRN launches new website and newsletter

Jun Launch of a report on migration to London accompanied by a short documentary

Jul Start of digital activism and communications trainings with regional partners

Nov Website reaches 10,000 visits per month

May Second national network meeting on key issues to tackle one year into the coalition

Apr Permanent cap on number of non-EU migrants comes into force

Jan MRN office takes on secretariat for the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Migration

Jan Awale Olad joins MRN as Parliamentary Officer

Jul APPG on Migration roundtable, ‘Business, global talent and UK immigration policy

Aug MRN works with community groups to oppose changes to the UK settlement rules

Sep MRN hosts TEDxEastEnd on “Society Beyond Borders”

Sep Access to Universal Healthcare in the Age of Migration conference

Oct Website reaches 30,000 visits per month and newsletter reaches 3500 subscribers

Dec APPG on Migration Private Briefing, ‘Transatlantic Trends’

Dec Launch of online campaign to support Migrant Domestic Workers

Nov Series of advocacy masterclasses for grassroots organisations in London and Scotland

Nov MRN co-hosts event with Chatham House on Global migration

Nov Masterclass on effective engagement with Parliament for senior business leaders with Frank Sharry

UK Policy Changes

MRN Projects

MRN Events

MRN Media Work

MRN Resources

MRN Publications 2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

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HOW IT ALL COMES TOGETHER

Who we are MRN was launched in December 2006 by representatives from some of the UK’s leading migrant advocacy organizations. The aim? To bring together migrant activists and groups from around the UK, in order to make connections between their work, strengthen their messages about migrant rights, and make the case for policy changes. Five years on, our work highlights and challenges a wide range of issues affecting migrant rights in the UK, ranging from policy changes affecting migrant workers, families, asylum seekers and undocumented migrants, to negative media coverage which builds misunderstanding and suspicion among the general public. Ultimately, MRN supports an approach to migration which values the contribution made by immigration to the UK, protects the human rights of migrants, and views the perspectives of migrants themselves as critical to any informed debate. We believe that a vibrant and dynamic civil society, brought together through joint values and coordinated action, has the power to demand a better approach towards migration in the UK.

How we work Since MRN began in 2006, we have developed a flexible and integrated way of working. Overall, our work falls within three core themes: • Grassroots advocacy (see ‘Leading Social Action’) • Communications work (see ‘Turning up the Volume’) • Parliamentary work (see ‘Building Political Support’) As a network, our underlying commitment is to developing the strength and strategic reach of grassroots advocacy across the UK in support of migrants, which is often driven by activists and organisations embedded within migrant communities. Our commitment to networking, sharing information and knowledge, and supporting grassroots advocacy is a key driver for our work. The hostile environment relating to migration means that MRN’s activities need to be adaptable and responsive to changes in the political environment. As a result, ongoing policy analysis and engagement underpins all of our work.

MRN 2012 – 2015 The next three years will present considerable challenges to migrant supporters across the country. In the run-up to the 2015 general election we expect that heated debate and political controversy over migration will increase. In particular, it is likely that debate will focus on whether the government has succeeded in reducing the numbers of migrants coming to the UK to the ‘tens of thousands’ as promised in 2010.

MRN WORK THEMES

communications work

policy

grassroots advocacy

parliamentary work

Our core aim for the coming three years is to strengthen the emerging social movement in support of migrants. Our responsibility is to assure that arguments and campaigns emphasizing the rights of migrants, the considerable benefits of migration to the UK and the need for a balanced, long-term debate on migration do not get lost or sidetracked. We believe this work can demonstrate that civil society activity in support of migrants is capable of influencing public opinion and political thinking, and that both migrant communities and people from across British society are committed to common values. MRN will continue to take this work forward by building civil society action in support of migrants in the UK, extending our parliamentary activity and building our media work and public events. In particular we will be developing new, innovative campaigns which drive forward common messages and show the commitment across our society for a different approach to migration in the UK.

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LEADING SOCIAL ACTION

At the heart of MRN’s work is our network of migrant community organisations (MRCOs), activists, academics, trade unions, businesses and voluntary organisations that champion the rights of migrants. We work to lead and support action within the sector and beyond, by facilitating networking, providing policy analysis, and strengthening the capacity of migrant advocates to carry out campaigning work.

Distribution of Migrants and our Network by Region

Networking Building collaboration among migrant advocates is central to MRN’s work. Since 2010, MRN has worked to bring together senior leaders and grassroots activists from across the UK to develop and strengthen common work. MRN’s first network meeting was held in 2010 in Stratford-Upon-Avon and focused on Participatory Action Research and its potential for the migration sector. In 2011 we brought together over 30 migrants’ rights champions in London to discuss and develop collaborative work, reflect on challenges and make new connections. On average, attendants made five new contacts and a number of ideas for future work were carried forward, such as organising an event to mark fifty years of the 1962 Commonwealth Immigrants Act and developing training for community organisations on how to be more effective in influencing policy.

= MRN network Scotland 5.5%

= Migrants in the UK

4.6%

North East 1.3% 1.9% Northern Ireland 1.4% 0.7%

North West 7.1% Yorkshire & Humberside 5.8%

5.3%

4.1%

East Midlands 6% West Midlands 7.8% Wales 2.9%

3%

3.5% 2% South East 13%

South West 4.9% 4.5%

MRN network taken from newsletter subscribers as of 10/01/12. Annual Population Survey (APS)/Labour Force Survey (LPS), ONS.

East Anglia 7.9%

3.2%

London 56.8% 9.2%

37.6%

We also support network-building in support of migrants within the regions and devolved countries of the UK. In 2010 MRN helped to launch Migrants’ Rights Scotland (MRS), a network of migrants and community organisations across Scotland working for the rights of migrants. We have worked closely with MRS to support cross-border collaboration since its launch.

Policy workshops and campaigns MRN works to support action by civil society organisations on migrants’ rights issues. Since 2006 we have organised numerous workshops and consultation events bringing together civil society organisations across the country to debate and develop action on key challenges facing migrants. We also provide briefings, analysis and individual support to help migrant advocacy organisations to voice their own concerns about government proposals. Over the past five years MRN has worked with a variety of organisations and community groups to help them analyse government proposals and articulate their responses to these changes. This process has also shaped our own submissions to consultations and fed into our participation in campaigns to stop some of the more harmful changes.

KEY ISSUES IN OUR ADVOCACY WORK • Restricting access to healthcare for migrants • Workplace document checks and immigration raids • Active citizenship and settlement restrictions • Cuts to legal aid • Rule changes affecting migrant care and domestic workers MRN also takes part in wider campaigns organised by other organisations, such as Justice for All, Sound Off for Justice, Action for ESOL and the UK Climate Change and Migration Coalition. From 2012 we will be developing a dedicated campaigns programme, which will drive forward collective messages on key issues affecting migrants in the UK today.

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Since 2009 we have also organised workshops and produced briefing papers on different issues affecting migrants in London. We have supported the Greater London Authority through its community development and health link bodies, including helping to organise a major learning event with MRCOs in November 2010 and designing a dissemination strategy for an information booklet on accessing health services.

Migrants’ voices and advocacy The Communications Strategies Project, launched in early 2010, aimed to solidify MRN’s national network and increase our capacity to support local groups and develop their skills in communication and advocacy. In 2010 and 2011 MRN worked alongside a group of migrants and activists to produce a series of blogs reporting on the impact of immigration on different issues, often with a local or regional perspective. The work of this group of bloggers has fed a grassroots perspective on immigration into the Migration Pulse section of our website. In November 2011, MRN developed a training module on effectively engaging with policy processes, which was delivered in Edinburgh and London to more than thirty migrant support organisations. With an emphasis on practical skills, participants spent the day

developing advocacy strategies for their work; 86% felt confident that they would implement part or all of the advocacy strategy designed during the training. The years ahead will present challenging times to migrant organisations and other grassroots groups advocating for migrants’ rights. The policies being introduced on immigration, settlement and integration will cause difficulties to many migrants while access to justice may be limited by cuts to advice. To raise awareness of the effects of restrictive policies on migrants and migration, MRCOs and other activists will have to play a key role in documenting the effects of changes and making the case for progressive approaches at local and national levels. MRN will continue to provide all the support it can to community groups in this process.

Global and European Perspectives Many of the issues migrants face today in the UK are shared by migrants in other regions of the world and are most effectively addressed through international pressure and collaboration. To contribute in this process we have aligned ourselves with initiatives like the Global Forum on Migration and Development, which works through the governments of United Nations member countries and also global civil society networks. In 2010 we participated as members of the International Advisory Committee which organised the Forum’s ‘civil society days’ that year in Athens. Freedom of movement and other EU treaties and policy instruments also

have a large impact on the landscape of migration in Britain. We have a close relationship with many migrant supporting organisations operating in other European countries. For example, MRN plays a key role in supporting the work of PICUM – the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants – which coordinates activities and research in this area of work across many countries. In 2009 we assumed responsibility for coordinating a project on migrant integration in Europe – funded by the European Programme on Integration and Migration (EPIM). Working with representatives of organisations based in six EU countries and in collaboration

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with the European Network Against Racism (ENAR), we guided the partnership through three years of work which culminated in the production of a European toolkit on migrant rights and integration in November 2011. MRN remains committed to work in this international context. We aim to assist UK-based organisations who want to develop their networks on the issues which concern them in international and European contexts. Our intention is that groups in this country benefit from experiences which are reported in international networks, and ensure that what is done well in this country is reported to our partners and colleagues working in other countries.

Public Speaking = MRN staff members

= 100 attendees

= no of events

76% MRN began running workshops on digital advocacy with our regional partners in 2012. This expanded to include workshops on high-impact communications with European partners EPIM and NICEM in 2011.

Over three quarters of our readers value our clear and easy to understand analysis of current immigration issues. In our 2011 survey 76% of respondents use our policy papers, blogs and other items in their day to day work, with 12% using them “all the time”.

2396 attendees

Migrants in London Reflecting the fact that a third of London’s residents are born overseas, MRN has run a programme focusing on migrant rights in London since 2009. In 2010 we published our report, Migrant Capital, which reviewed the current position of migrants in London and the main issues they face. The report was the basis of Migrants for London, an 18 minute dynamic film illustrating in video the main issues for migrants. The video has now had over 4,000 views on YouTube, has been shown in migration film festivals and has been used by community groups and university lecturers for education purposes.

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828 attendees

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2 0 07 Data from events organised by MRN or where a MRN staff member was a speaker in 2007 and 2011.

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TURNING UP THE VOLUME

With the development of new technologies we are constantly rethinking our communications work to amplify messages. We use social media to promote progressive perspectives on migration by developing different types of content that can engage and change established views.

Media Engagement A key priority for our team is to ensure that the views of migrants are represented in the media and are working with journalists on an ongoing basis. Our views have been featured in the Financial Times, Evening Standard, Times, Guardian, Independent, BBC News, and various BBC Radio programmes, as well as in a range of online blogs and publications. In the coming years we will be expanding our communications work across our network by keeping activists ahead of the information curve and inspiring online campaigns towards immigration policies and debate fit for the future.

“The business community has been subject to a major and rapid change within the [immigration] system. (...) Mr Dromey said evidence showed the new curb would have a negative effect on business efficiency. We need to grow the economy and rebalance the economy so we need to send positive messages internationally that the UK is open for business.” “Immigration cap ‘risk’ to business, warn MPs” Chair of APPG on Migration Jack Dromey, Financial Times, 5 July 2011 “The right wing media might not want to acknowledge it, but current controversy about the assertion of a right to family life against the political imperatives of immigration control goes back a long way. We need to get some of the facts straight.” “Media needs to get facts straight on immigrants’ rights” Don Flynn writing on the Guardian Legal Network, 6 July 2011

Q4 2011

620

Q3 2011

69,010 430

Q2 2011

64,794 221 47,609

Q1 2011

Events and Campaigns We are constantly growing our group of supporters by reaching to new audiences in other sectors through events and campaigns. In 2011 we sponsored a TEDx conference on “Society beyond Borders” allowing us to engage with those not traditionally engaged in the migrationdebate. The idea was simple: movement of people and ideas is at the heart of global society. We brought together leading experts from various fields and asked them to tell us what it means to live in societies where immigration is commonplace.

78,861

221 28,111

Q4 2010

MRN Website Our website has become a dynamic hub for ideas, debate and analysis from across the sector – and is the most used resource on migration in the UK with over 30,000 visits per month. It promotes wider discussion, by inviting opinions and research from other organisations and from guest bloggers around the country. Going into the future we will be introducing a ‘Take Action’ section with online campaigning tools, building on the wish of many visitors to participate in key campaigns on migration.

“With all due respect, I think that Sir Andrew Green is blowing the risks greatly out of proportion. Focusing on the issue of potential abuse of the system is unhelpful. (...) The likelihood that these are at risk candidates for the abuse of the system is simply misleading.” “Lifting restriction on East European migrants” Ruth Grove White, BBC Radio 5, 3 March 2011

202 Q3 2010

We do this in different ways; by organising debates, developing messages and briefing media, coordinating responses from grassroots organisations and linking journalists to activists in the field. At the heart of MRN’s communications work is our online information network, which consists of over 3000 activists, academics, lawyers and other stakeholders. This helps us to highlight new thinking, perspectives and research findings on migration, to challenge established frameworks and reinvigorate debate.

“Politicians should not set off workers one against the other, British people on one side and immigrants on the other. If there are issues and problems to be tackled, we can tackle them together.” “Commentary on Ian Duncan Smith’s speech on Jobs for UK workers” Don Flynn on BBC News 24, 1 July 2011

16,998 91

Q2 2010

In the midst of widespread negative debate about the impact of immigration in the UK, MRN continues to work harder than ever to provide progressive perspectives and fresh thinking on migration issues. The overall aims of our communications strategy are ambitious. Firstly, we want to process the information that we receive from our network so that we can inform activists, policymakers, journalist and academics about the latest developments in the field. And secondly, we aim to add progressive messages concerned with justice, equity and the well-being of the entire population to the public debate on migration.

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Our Growing Online Presence

7,237

= Growth in website visits

74

= Posted comments on website

3,204

Q1 2010

14

5

Number of visits taken from google analytics from Jan 2010 – Dec 2011. Comments as posted on MRN blog.


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Tone of Immigration Debate in Parliament 2011

BUILDING POLITICAL SUPPORT Building Debate Over the past twelve months, MRN has established a reputation for the APPG on Migration as a serious source of debate and information which moves beyond a polarised debate on migration. Throughout 2011, we have held regular parliamentary roundtables on key migration policy issues, including the economic impacts of restricting economy migration, regional impacts of cutting foreign students, and the role of migrant workers in the UK’s social care sector. These meetings have drawn upon cross-party panels and expert interventions, and been informed by evidence-based briefings.

In order to bring about real change in support of migrants, we will need a different kind of political debate on migration. Since early 2011, MRN has been working within the UK Parliament as the secretariat to the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Migration. Through the APPG we have brought parliamentarians from all political parties around the table to find points of consensus on key issues. Central to this process has been the wide engagement of a range of key stakeholders, from business and trades unions to migrant advocates, around common messages.

Working with MPs and Peers This work has helped to identify a number of parliamentarians, from across the main political parties, who want to see and take part in a better informed, more constructive and long-term debate on migration. Membership of the APPG on Migration has increased over the past year – a trend we expect to continue. MRN has also, through the APPG on Migration, organized private briefings for MPs and peers, informed by the latest evidence and analysis, on key migration issues. During the course of 2011, our written briefings have reached over 900 MPs and peers.

ATTENDANCE OF APPG EVENTS BY MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT AND PEERS, 2011

3

2 4

1

%

17

%

1 Conservative

30

2 Labour

25

3 Liberal Democrats

20

4 Others (Greens, Crossbenchers, UKIP and DUP)

25

Attendance of APPG on Migration meeting by party affiliation (total of 20).

Engaging Key Stakeholders We believe that engaging civil society and other stakeholders in parliamentary debate on migration is critical. As such MRN aims to open up parliamentary mechanisms to our network of stakeholders wherever possible, to ensure that briefings, parliamentary questions and debates are informed by key concerns. A more coordinated stakeholder base will be important for taking forward the wider debate on migration. In late 2011 we successfully brought together thirty key stakeholders from business, higher education and public services, for a masterclass on how to strengthen effective public messaging on immigration. The APPG also now has a sponsorship programme in place, to establish a way for stakeholders to help maintain the work of the group for the future. The success of our parliamentary program so far indicates that there is scope for a new political debate on migration – the focus now is to build momentum around this work over the coming months. With the UK economy at a vital point, the group’s program for 2012 will focus on how reforms to UK migration policy will continue to have an impact on the economy and set out an ambitious agenda that will help set the stage for a serious cross-party debate and consensus building in parliament.

Key words and phrases taken from Hansard transcripts of Parliamentary debates on immigration in 2011 and analysed using IBM Many Eyes. Word size is relative to the number of occurrences in debate.


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FINANCES 2006 – 2011

INCOME & EXPENDITURES FOR 2010-11:

Since MRN’s launch in December 2006 we have grown our income base and expenditure. The below diagram shows MRN’s income for each of the financial reporting periods between December 2006 and March 2011. On the opposite page is a detailed breakdown of MRN’s income and expenditure for the 2010/11 financial year.

1

19

7

8

9 1

1 3

6

5

2

2 3

2

4

3

Funder

4

5

MRN Income by Financial Year

£

1 2006 - 2007

29,921

2 2007 - 2008

89,765

3 2008 - 2009

170,152

4 2009 - 2010

277,427

5 2010 - 2011

346,582

Incoming resources £

1 The Sigrid Rausing Trust

83,333

2 Barrow Cadbury Trust

80,250

3 Unbound Philanthropy

69,880

4 Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust

40,819

5 Trust for London

29,723

6 General income

16,067

7 European Network Against Racism

13,052

8 European Commission (Leonardo UK National Agency)

8,193

9 European Programme for Integration and Migration

5,265

Total

346,582

Resources expended 1 Staff Costs

£ 233,429

2 Activities and Project Costs

77,360

3 Support and Core Costs

30,093

Total

340,882


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TEAM, TRUSTEES & VOLUNTEERS 2011

THANK YOUS FOR 2011

MRN Staff FORMER STAFF Cristina Andreatta Operations Manager (until Apr) Deesha Chandra Conference Consultant (Apr – Sep)

Don Flynn Director

Jan Brulc Communications Officer

Awale Olad Public Affairs Officer

Juan Camilo London Project Manager Advocacy Officer

Temitope Oyelere Finance Administrator (from May)

Ruth Grove-White Policy Director

Maryam Pasha Network and Innovation Manager

MRN Board of Trustees Wayne Farah - Chair Arten Llazari - Vice Chair Jeff Prescott - Treasurer (from Nov) Zrinka Bralo (until Oct ) Patricia Claire Elsmie Debebe Tessema Legesse Nazek Ramadan Moussa Sofi Taylor Mohit Venkataram (from Jun) MRN Volunteers James Drennan Aida Goitom Angie Hsu Christopher Huynh Mike Mompi Lorena Monsalves Oonagh Skrine Christina Soper

Adam Weiss Adrian Berry Alan Arman Ali Alison Harvey Dr Angela Burnett Ayesha Saran Alex Sutton Bharat Mehta Barbara Roche Beth Crosland Beth Fernandez Bridget Anderson Chi Onwurah MP Clare Payne Cristina Andreatta Daniel Elton Danny Dorling Debora Guidetti Denis Macshane MP Prof Edward Acton Edward Andersson Prof Eric Thomas Dr Evan Harris Faisel Rahman Fizza Qureshi

Francis Corrigan Francis Grove-White Frank Sharry Gerry Sutcliffe MP Greg Thomson Helen Bamber Dr Hiranthi Jayaweera Ian Robinson Dr Iyiola Solanke Dr Ike Anya Jack Dromey MP James Lee Jamima Fagta Jenny Moss Jeremy Corbyn MP Baroness Jo Valentine Jon Cruddas MP Julia Onslow-Cole Juliet Prager Kamaljeet Jandu Dr Kambiz Boomla Karl Sharro Kate Green MP Luke Murphy Maria Isabel Irurita

Marie Gabriel Marie-Claude Hemming Marissa Begonia Mark Leach Dr Martin Ruhs Mehdi Hasan Menhaj Huda Mihir Bose Mike Kaye Mubin Haq Nadhim Zahawi MP Oli Strudwick Oliver Colvile MP Oliver Marlow Omid Djalili Dr Paramjit Gill Councillor Pat Callaghan Pat Elsmie Paul Birtill Prof Paul Corrigan Paul Kerswill Penny Wilson Peter Buckle Dr Peter Thomond Rita Chadha

Dr Robert Ford Ron Hoyle Ros Lucas Baroness Sally Greengross Sam Cannicott Sarah Crowther Sarah Mulley Sarah Spencer Shami Chakrabarti Shizzio Simon Bucknall Sioned Churchill Stephen Williams MP Lord Tim Boswell Rt Hon Tom Brake MP Tom Raines Tulip Siddiq Victoria Anderson Wilf Sullivan Will Somerville Dr Yusef Azad Zrinka Bralo

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FUNDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS 2006-2011

TEDxEastEnd Videos “Society Beyond Borders”

Short Documentary “Migrants for London”

Global Migration Podcast “Challenges for the West”


Working for the rights of all migrants info@migrantsrights.org.uk | www.migrantsrights.org.uk

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