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Out of sight

Richard Brooks

Around 15 years ago a new tribe entered our lexicon: the NEETs, young people who are not in education, employment or training. Reducing their number was a priority for the Labour government of the day. The Social Exclusion Unit was tasked by the prime minister to drive progress, and he personally authored the foreword to…

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Labour’s Britain: Education for all

Linda Riordan MP

Something has to give in higher education funding. The current system might provide universities with enough funding, but leaves thousands of students with crippling debts, no guarantee of employment and years of paying back loans. Is that the kind of legacy we want from our higher education system? If Labour returns to power it has…

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Member Policy Group: Conclusions

Richard Speight

In May 2014, the Fabian Society played host to four member policy groups to discuss a number of areas from the Labour party’s Agenda 2015 policy consultation document. Ahead of the National Policy Forum on Friday, we publish the proposals advanced by members during the discussion. Work and Business Regional differences in the cost of…

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