Andrew Harrop

Andrew Harrop

Andrew Harrop is the General Secretary of the Fabian Society

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Executive elections & AGM

Andrew Harrop

Fabian Society executive elections: Call for nominations Nominations are now invited for: 10 executive committee places 3 local society places Honorary treasurer Welsh convenor Elections will be by postal ballot and electronic ballot of all full national members and local society members. Nominations should be in writing and individuals can nominate themselves. Local society nominations…

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Consent and public spending

Andrew Harrop

Exploring new models of taxation After the financial crisis, when tax revenues collapsed and public deficits soared, social democrats sought new ways of pursuing social justice which were less reliant on public spending. They rightly focused on the reform of markets, on tax justice and on expanding collectivist, non-market spaces outside the confines of the…

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ELECTION REACTION: The staging post to power?

Andrew Harrop

A Labour prime minister did not enter 10 Downing Street today. But the June election must still be chalked up as a huge success for the Labour party and a personal triumph for Jeremy Corbyn. To go from 30 per cent of the vote to 40 per cent in the space of two years is…