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Family and kinship for the 21st century

Claire Sewell

Finding affordable, good quality, flexible childcare has long been a headache for working parents. But the government has plans to address this issue. This September the amount of free childcare offered to three and four year olds in England will be doubled from 15 to 30 hours per week during term time. Although the government…

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A strong message

John Woodcock MP

Labour’s Copeland campaign taps into local feelings, writes John Woodcock, MP for neighbouring Barrow and Furness A February by-election in Copeland is not what any of us in the Labour party wanted, not least because it means we are losing a brilliant champion of our values in parliament. Jamie Reed has served the people of…

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A more proactive approach

James Coldwell

“Take back control.” It has become clear that these words, more than anything else, helped the leave side to win the EU referendum vote last year. The result laid bare just how little power millions of voters felt they could exercise over their own lives. Politically, the fallout has damaged Labour more than the other…

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Good work in the future retail industry

How can employers boost productivity and pay? 2pm – 4pm, Wednesday 25 May | Grant Thornton, Grant Thornton House, Melton Street, Euston Square, London, NW1 2EP This event is the second public hearing hosted by the Fabian Society’s taskforce on the...

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Pay and productivity: a retail industry taskforce

Thursday 28 January 2016 | Venue Houses of Parliament, Room TBC   The Fabian Society, JRF and the Trust for London are establishing a year-long taskforce charged with findings ways to improve productivity and pay in the UK...

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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...