Public opinion and the EU

Mark Diffley

With the prospect of an in/out referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union (EU) looming in the next few years, you might expect the issue to be exercising voters ahead of May’s election. On the face of it, however, we do not appear overly concerned about the EU; looking at data aggregated over the…


Britain and Europe 2020: The next five years

Owen Tudor

Britain’s relationship with Europe over the next five years depends on three key issues. One, of course, is the result of the general election. The second is the state of European economies. And the third is the political direction of the EU and its member states. In terms of the general election, the TUC is,…

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Pat McFadden MP speech to Britain and Europe 2020`

Pat McFadden MP

Check against delivery We are here this morning to debate Britain and Europe in 2020. This issue is fundamental to our future for this election is not only about the deficit and public services – it is also about Britain’s place in the world and our sense of ourselves. This debate is being fought out…


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...


Next Generation Europe: Policy Report Launch

Committee Room 12, Houses of Parliament

Come and join the Fabians as we launch our new policy report in association with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung entitled, 'Next Generation Europe'. The event will feature contributions from Shadow Europe Minister Emma Reynolds MP as well as the report's authors. The...


Why Europe? The left’s answer

Park Crescent Conference Centre, International students house, near 229 Great Portland St

Thank you to all those who attended our Europe Conference on Saturday 16th February. The day attracted over 200 delegates and saw great debates from participants from a variety of backgrounds. If you'd like to read Douglas Alexander's speech,...


Britain and Europe

Amnesty International UK, London

In, out or somewhere in betweeen? Our Fabian & European Commission Conference was held on Saturday 19 February 2011 The conference assessed which vision of Britain's future relationship with Europe was right for us. Baroness Shirley Williams gave the...


Back to Earth

Ania Skrzypek-Claassens, Ed Wallis