Centre for Social Cohesion
The Centre for Social Cohesion (CSC) is a think tank set up by Civitas "following widespread and longstanding concern about the diminishing sense of community in Britain" According to a BBC Newsnight programme on 5 September 2007 the CSC was a "right leaning think tank". Its main focus has to do with discussing and analyzing the best means to integrate or assimilate ethnic minorities and what implications this has for the wider society. A major focus of CSC are trends in Muslim society in the UK, how they are integrating or not, and the radicalized sections of that society.
- It seeks to analyze why certain groups become radicalized, and in the process seeks it advocates banning some books, and not funding certain activities or resources.
- Analyze the role schools play or should play in integrating minorities or fomenting "patriotism".
- Analyze the role and effect of religious schools.
- Analyze and debate what the UK's immigration policy should be and what possible effects extant policy will have.
- David Green – Chairman
- Douglas Murray – Director
- David Conway – Senior Research Fellow
- James Brandon – Senior Research Fellow
- Salam Hafiz – Senior Research Fellow
- John Thorne – Senior Research Fellow
- Lord Carey of Clifton (former Archbishop of Canterbury)
- Baroness Cox of Queensbury
- Frank Field MP
- David Goodhart (Editor of Prospect Magazine)
- Neil Lochery (University College, London)
- Denis MacEoin (University of Newcastle upon Tyne)
- John Marks
- Michael Nazir-Ali, The Lord Bishop of Rochester
- Andrew Roberts
- Robert Rowthorn (University of Cambridge)
- Based in Clutha House, 10 Storey's Gate, London where Policy Exchange are based
- Henry Jackson Society – thev've co-sponsored events
References, Resources and Contact
- Centre For Social Cohesion
- 77 Great Peter Street
- London SW1P 2EZ
- Tel: +44 (0)20 7799 6677
- Fax: +44 (0)20 7799 6688
- Web: www.socialcohesion.co.uk
- About Us (Accessed: 6 September 2007)