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Understanding the British Diaspora

Background to the survey

How the survey findings will be used
The findings from this survey will be used by the Foreign Policy Centre (FPC) as part of project entitled Understanding the British Diaspora to help broaden understanding of the British Diaspora in Washington DC and Brussels, especially on how they interact with the UK Government. The survey is seeking to capture a snapshot of respondents’ views about their current engagement with UK Government institutions, what they might want from the Government and what their issues or concerns might be.

How the survey will be conducted
  • All responses to this survey will be collected anonymously
  • Alchemer (formerly SurveyGizmo) was selected as a secure survey platform. More information about the security of the survey platform can be found here.
  • The survey comprises of two sections: 
  1. Background information
  2. Engagement with the UK Government or British institutions
  • The majority of questions are tickbox based, with some space to add detail if needed. 
  • Separate to the survey we would welcome additional information and there is space to do this at the end.
  • It is envisioned that the survey would not take more than 5-10 mins to complete. 

About the Foreign Policy Centre
The Foreign Policy Centre (FPC) - is an outward-looking, non-partisan international affairs think tank based in the UK. Our mission is to provide an open and accessible space for the ideas, knowledge and experience of experts, academics and activists from across the world, so that their voices can be heard by a global audience of citizens and decision makers in order to find solutions to today’s international challenges. 

Additional Information
After the survey is completed, if you would be willing to provide additional information there will be an additional box to provide details as well as your contact information for follow up. Alternatively you can contact Poppy Ogier, Events & Projects Manager at the FPC, directly ( Contact information will not be shared externally from the FPC.

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