Candle FWN

10 Years of FWN: Domestic violence in the frame

Shamshia Ali

We live in country that has progressed in leaps and bounds on feminist issues. The last century has seen a fight for basic democratic rights for women including the right to vote by the Suffragettes, as well as post WW2 legal aid schemes set up by the Legal Aid and Advice Act 1949 in England…


10 Years of FWN: Opening up local politics

Reema Patel

Last weekend, I chaired the Fabian Society’s session on devolution at the LGA Labour Conference where Graham Allen MP (Chair of the Political and Constitutional Reform Select Committee) urged local authorities and councillors to agree settlement that worked and could be negotiated upon for local government. At the same conference, Ed Miliband also pledged the…