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Hearts and minds

Mary Honeyball MEP

As we all reel from the result of the referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union, now may be the time for some initial reflections on the result, how it happened and where we may go from here. Firstly, although it is difficult, we must accept the result. While this may prove a challenge…

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A new policy agenda

John Mills

There is little doubt that Fabian Society members voted overwhelmingly for Remain rather than Leave in the recent EU referendum. Leave won, however, because of huge discontent among Labour voters who were not convinced that the EU was good for them. In particular, they believed that EU policies were not in their interest but that…

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A national action plan

Geoff Tily

A national action plan to protect the economy and begin to repair the country In the wake of the vote to leave the European Union two immediate actions are necessary: supporting the economy through the present extreme uncertainty and preventing recession; and in doing so, starting to deal with the severe cleavage indicated by the…