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The lay of the Brexit land

Victor Anderson

Leaving the EU has many implications – most of which are only now starting to become clear. Some affect the environment: it is often said that 80 per cent of UK environmental legislation comes from Europe, whilst the EU common agricultural policy, a major part of the EU’s budget, has a significant impact on Britain….

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The problem of “English socialism”

Victor Anderson

There have been many calls over the last few weeks and months for Labour to rediscover patriotism and embrace the idea of a distinctively English – or possibly British – version of socialism, consistent with national identity. This is of course bound up with debates about Blue Labour and the Brexit referendum. However there are…

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Keeping it green

Sarah Sackman

Day one in the job and Theresa May wasted no time in resetting the direction of the UK’s environmental policy. Whether her decisions to abolish the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and to install her former leadership rival Andrea Leadsom at Environment, Food and Rural Affairs were taken for reasons of political expediency…

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Places to be: green spaces for active citizenship

Tuesday 14 April 2015, 9.30-11am | The Attic, Bush Theatre, 7 Uxbridge Road, London, W12 8LJ This event will launch a new Fabian Society report, Places to be. Keynote speaker: Maria Eagle, shadow secretary of state for the environment, food...

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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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Green Labour and a popular environmentalism

Grand Committee Room, Houses of Parliament.

The Fabians are teaming up with Labour's Policy Review once more to host a debate on  Labour's approach to the green agenda. Featuring: Ruth Davis (Chief Policy Adviser Greenpeace UK) Michael Jacobs (Visiting Professor LSE) Caroline Flint MP (Shadow Secretary...