The Institute for Government was delighted to welcome Rt Hon Yvette Cooper MP, Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee, to discuss immigration policy and Brexit. She explained her committee’s work on migration policy, including their most recent inquiries into consensus building on immigration, and the Government’s preparedness for immigration after Brexit.
She was in conversation with Bronwen Maddox, Director of the Institute for Government.
The Rt Hon Yvette Cooper is MP for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford and Chair of the Home Affairs Committee. She has previously held a number of posts in the Cabinet, including Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and Chief Secretary to the Treasury. She has also held posts in the Shadow Cabinet, such as Shadow Home Secretary.