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Article 50 isn’t the end of the debate

Joe Carberry

On triggering article 50 the prime minister’s biggest hurdle is an expectant nation. Evidence consistently shows that people expect Brexit to deliver more trade, less migration and cessation of any financial relationship with the EU. And with reason: this is what they were promised. The prime minister has not attempted to prepare people for turbulent…

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A German perspective on Brexit

Ulrike Rodust MEP

Despite all the problems and setbacks European integration has suffered in the past, the ‘ever closer Union’ always felt quite certain to me. However, even before British voters went to the ballot boxes in June last year, the calls for a break-up of the currency union and the re-introduction of border controls due to the…

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The Great British tragedy

Ole Christensen MEP

As a social democrat it is my clear belief that creating a better world requires cooperation. Only by fighting together against the harsh consequences of raw capitalism did our ancestors manage to gain workers’ rights. And only by standing united did women suffragettes all over Europe manage to gain the right to vote. There are…

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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,...