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An inclusive education

Mandy Garford

Education is the passport to opportunity. It is only right that all children are given equal opportunities to reach their full potential, educated in a world-class system to become the next leaders, entrepreneurs, teachers, strategists, economists, doctors, lawyers or scientists. First, this means addressing the inequality that has a huge impact on life chances. A…

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Making up the shortfall

Tracy Brabin MP

On Friday 1 September the government’s flagship policy to provide working families with 30 hours of free childcare came into effect. If you cast your mind back to the 2015 general election, you’ll remember both Labour and Conservative manifestos offered a commitment to provide funded childcare places. It’s clear that in principle this is a policy with widespread support….

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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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Tristram Hunt MP lecture

EEF, Broadway House, Council Chamber, SW1H 9NQ

The Fabian Society will be hosting the shadow secretary of state for education, Tristram Hunt MP in London on 23rd June 2014 at 2.30pm. Tristram will speak on Labour’s plan to improve educational attainment and school-to-work transitions for 14...

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2030 Vision

Future Spending Choices Commission

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Why Life Chances Matter

Alan Milburn, David Miliband MP, John Reid, Ruth Kelly, Yvette Cooper MP

£6.95