Computer

2014, Labour’s year of…Digital government

Chi Onwurah MP

This government has not hesitated to criticise both the ICT suppliers and the digital record of the last Labour government, claiming billions of pounds of savings by breaking up a ‘closed cartel’ of government suppliers. It is to be hoped that the long-heralded disaster of the Department for Work and Pension’s (DWP) flagship universal credit…

Young London

Review: Our London

Dan Young

Do young Londoners like me still have the same opportunities as the last generation? That’s one of the questions asked by Shadow London Minister Sadiq Khan in ‘Our London’ – a book devoted to debate and discussion on the future of our city. In his introduction to the book, Sadiq talks about his upbringing in…

Hull

City of Culture 2017: New hope for Hull?

Robert Tinker

“Very nice and flat for cycling” was the faint praise Philip Larkin offered Hull, the place where the great poet made his home for over 30 years and which has today been named City of Culture in 2017. Others would be less generous. Destroyed by bombing campaigns in the second world war Hull has suffered…

Bank notes

Business Behaving Badly Who can hold companies to account?

Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House, London SW1A 2LW

This is a seminar hosted by the High Pay Centre which may be of interest to Fabian Society members. For all queries relating to this event please contact the High Pay Centre directly on emily.death@highpaycentre.org "The High...

Scales

Fairness and Responsibility in an Unequal Society

The Senate Room, Senate House, University of London

In the wake of the financial crisis there has been a renewed interested in issues of fairness and responsibility. But what do these notions really mean? And how should they be applied to the social issues of our time?...

2030Vision

2030 Vision

Future Spending Choices Commission

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Home Truths

Natan Doron, Robert Tinker

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