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Mobilising the yet to be mobilised

Judith Blake, Nick Forbes

Now more than ever, politics is local. The importance of people having control over their own lives has rarely been as salient as now. The opportunities for local leaders to meet this need should be grasped by all of us with a commitment to improving the lives of the people we serve. This research reminds…

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Three Lions? The three ways Labour must win England

John Denham

There has been a welcome upsurge of interest in the challenges facing Labour in England, with the Fabian Society prominent in actively promoting the debate. More and more activists, councillors and MPs understand that Labour needs to have a focused appeal to England. As a new English Labour Network is launched this week – to…

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Keeping it local

Ed Wallis

When Theresa May called a snap general election, it was supposed to call time on one of the most tumultuous periods in our political history. Politics has barely paused to catch breath since 23 June last year, when Britain’s political class was pitched into chaos by the vote to leave the EU. We saw a…

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Scotland, the Union, and Brexit: What now for Scotland?

Central Hall, Jesus at the Heart, 2 West Tollcross, Edinburgh, EH3 9BP

The Auditorium, Jesus at the Heart, 2 West Tollcross, Edinburgh, EH3 9BP The UK has decided to leave the EU while the majority of the Scottish electorate voted to remain. This half-day conference in Edinburgh will consider what this decision...

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Localism and the NHS

Wednesday 15 July 2015, 18.30-20.00 | Grand Committee Room, Westminster Hall, Houses of Parliament, London SW1A 0AA The balance between national, local and frontline control in determining access to healthcare is a critical issue for the NHS. People usually...