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Gordon Brown on hope

Gordon Brown

In this extract from his memoirs, the former prime minister reflects on whether he was a politician out of season Twenty years on from when I became Chancellor of the Exchequer, and 10 from when I became prime minister, I feel the time has come now to look back and take stock: of what I…


Radical London

David Mathieson

At dawn on the 21 September 1960 bailiffs crashed through the roofs of two council flats in the St Pancras district of central London. After hours of fighting they finally evicted the tenants but what followed was some of the most serious rioting ever seen in the capital. All Metropolitan police leave was cancelled and…


The Fabian Society at Labour Party Conference 2016

Our fringe programme >> We're hosting a full programme of fringe events during Labour party conference. If you're planning on coming to Liverpool please click on the links below to find out more and register: Sunday 25 September...


Public attitudes to the EU Referendum

Wednesday 20 April 2016 18.30 - 20.00 Grimond Room, Portcullis House, London, SW1A 2LW   [<a href="//" target="_blank">View the story "Public attitudes to the EU Referendum" on Storify</a>] ...

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Letting go? Labour’s plan for devolution in England

'Letting go? Labour’s plan for devolution in England' - Fabian Society breakout at LGA Labour Conference 2015 Saturday 7 February 2015, 1-2pm | East Midland Conference Centre, University Park, Beeston Lane, Nottingham NG7 2RJ Speakers: Graham Allen MP (chair, political...

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Fabian AGM 2013

Conference Hall, Mary Sumner House, 24 Tufton Street, London, SW1P 3RB

Our AGM is an opportunity for all members to have their say in the Fabian Society's policy direction. As with every year, we will host a discussion ahead of the formal business of our AGM. These discussions are based...

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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...



Andrew Harrop