Andrew Harrop

Andrew Harrop

Andrew Harrop is the General Secretary of the Fabian Society

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Universal credit can be reformed to cause a lot less misery

Andrew Harrop

Universal credit is a disaster on almost every level. Its implementation has been catastrophic, its design is deeply flawed and it provides too little for struggling families. But it is a disaster that can be rescued, with common sense and money. It is time for politicians to decide if they want to save it. Initially…

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Shaping the futurescape: analysis paper

Andrew Harrop

Notes on the near future In spring 2017, the Fabian Society convened a day-long summit, ‘Future Left’, to consider the challenges the left will face in the 2020s. This analysis paper summarises the key evidence and insights presented during that discussion, mapping the economic, social, technological and cultural terrain of the near future. It does…

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Shaping the futurescape

Andrew Harrop

Labour must prepare for the challenges of government in the 2020s, writes Andrew Harrop. Only time will tell what form Brexit takes and how it will impact on our lives. The omens for the future are not good. But for now, the worst effect of Brexit is on our politics. It has sucked the oxygen…