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Creative solutions

Charlotte Norton

Much has been written on the fact that the Irish border is a nightmare for Brexit negotiations. A hard border will hurt the people on both sides of the border and undo decades of work, but an open border would seem to defeat many of the aims of those who voted to leave the European…

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Britain’s ebbing economy

Chris Nicholas

The end of the belated and weak post-2008 recovery is exposing Britain’s economic weaknesses. If we are not to fall ever further behind, a new determined economic strategy is needed in place of failed Neo-liberal policies. Headline GDP only recovered to pre-crisis levels in late 2013. Growth was then desultory and has now slowed to…

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Leaving the EU

Gerald Holtham

Leaving the EU seems to open a period of great uncertainty for the UK. There are many roads it might follow but you would have to be crazy, reckless or both to follow most of them. The range of sensible choices is in fact quite narrow. Let’s get down to practicalities. The UK cannot close…

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Fabian Society Gordon Brown speech

Cathedral Hall, Ambrosden Avenue, London, SW1P 1QH

The nations, the regions and the future of Britain after Brexit In a speech for the Fabian Society in Westminster, Gordon Brown will argue that the Brexit vote on 23 June should be interpreted as a revolt of Britain’s...

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The Fabian Society AGM 2016

Broadway House, Tothill Street, London SW1H 9NQ

Saturday 19 November | 13:30-16:30 | Stephenson Room, Broadway House, London SW1H 9NQ Dear Fabian friends, Our AGM is an opportunity for all members to have their say in the Fabian Society’s policy direction. As with every year,...