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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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The progressive view of Brexit from across the water

Ernst Stetter

There have been innumerable discussions recently about the many different kinds of Brexit that may play out over the coming months and years. However, as we see it, there are three main types: a ‘Hard Brexit’, a ‘Soft Brexit’ and a ‘Labour Brexit’. Although what the final type actually entails we will have to wait…

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Consent and public spending

Andrew Harrop

Exploring new models of taxation After the financial crisis, when tax revenues collapsed and public deficits soared, social democrats sought new ways of pursuing social justice which were less reliant on public spending. They rightly focused on the reform of markets, on tax justice and on expanding collectivist, non-market spaces outside the confines of the…

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Fabian Society pamphlet launch – ‘A Unique Contribution’

Committee Room 9, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

13 June 2016, 18.30-20.00 | Committee Room 10, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA We are delighted to invite you to the launch of a new Fabian Society and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung report ‘A Unique Contribution’, by Nick Donovan, with a foreword by...

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Birmingham Regional Conference

The Priory Rooms Meeting & Conference Centre Quaker Meeting House, 40 Bull St, Birmingham, West Midlands B4 6AF

NEW ECONOMY - RESPONSIBLE CAPITALISM? Saturday 8th March 2014, 10.00 for 10.30 am - 4.00 pm Tickets £10 (Includes lunch) Keynote speaker: Liam Byrne MP, Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) Other...

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What should the Chancellor do in this year’s Autumn Statement?

Association of British Insurers, 51 Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7HQ

The Fabian Society and Reform are delighted to invite you to a debate in the run up to this year’s Autumn Statement: "What should the Chancellor do in this year's Autumn Statement?" 2 December 2013, 12.30 to 14.00...

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2013 Party Conference Roundtables

Our Party Conference roundtables are private invitation-only events. Attendance will be restricted to just 20 people in order to ensure a quality discussion. The events will also be held under the Chatham House Rule. Labour Party Conference All of...

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Fabian Summer Conference: Green Labour

Come and join the Fabian Society on July 6th at our Summer conference entitled Green Labour. We are delighted to announce that our morning keynote will be given by Will Hutton. Our Summer Conference will take place at the...

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People First: Labour’s New Thinking on Transport

Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House, Houses of Parliament, SW1A 0AA

Thank you to those who attended our event in association with Labour’s Policy Review. We hosted a debate with Shadow Secretary of State, Maria Eagle on the subject of transport. You can read a copy of Maria's speech to...

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2030 Vision

Future Spending Choices Commission

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