400 Years of Refugee Movement to the UK Timeline Resource, June 2018

This timeline provides an overview of the major moments of refugee intake in the United Kingdom. When it comes to the numbers of refugees taken in, approximate figures are listed as historical documentation is often inconsistent on exact figures.

Researched by Alyssa Girvan


The History of British Immigration Policy (1905-2016), June 2018

This timeline provides a brief overview of significant developments in key immigration legislation locating the origins of current British immigration policy within its longer historical context. For further information, copies of each legislative document can be found at each timeline point.

Researched by Alyssa Girvan