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Credibility now

Stephen Beer

Labour’s new leadership intends to reset its economic policy. However, Labour needs to do much more than find the right policies. It needs to fundamentally rethink the basis for its economic platform, making sure it is relevant to today’s economy and reflects progressive values. The economic approach of the New Labour years no longer applies…

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Is it ever right to print money?

Steve Laughton

We know that one of the key reasons why Labour lost the last two elections is because we were seen as economically incompetent. The Tories and the media have managed to convince many voters that the banking crash was a Labour profligate spending crash. Or at least, that Labour was cowed by the power of…

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How should Labour engage with the Europe debate?

Mark Leonard

For the next 18 months, Europe will dominate the national political conversation. What part Labour will play, however, is still up for grabs. Wary of sharing a platform with David Cameron after the Scottish independence referendum, some in the party see little to be gained from getting involved in the cross-party campaign. And there is…

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South West Regional Fabian Society Conference

Miramar Hotel, Bournemouth, BH1 3AL

Join us for the Fabian Society South West Regional Conference on the theme of ‘The Many Not the Few: Tackling Inequality in Labour’s Britain’. Tickets are priced at  £26 including coffee and light refreshments, full buffet lunch and afternoon tea...

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Birmingham Regional Conference

The Priory Rooms Meeting & Conference Centre Quaker Meeting House, 40 Bull St, Birmingham, West Midlands B4 6AF

NEW ECONOMY - RESPONSIBLE CAPITALISM? Saturday 8th March 2014, 10.00 for 10.30 am - 4.00 pm Tickets £10 (Includes lunch) Keynote speaker: Liam Byrne MP, Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) Other...

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What should the Chancellor do in this year’s Autumn Statement?

Association of British Insurers, 51 Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7HQ

The Fabian Society and Reform are delighted to invite you to a debate in the run up to this year’s Autumn Statement: "What should the Chancellor do in this year's Autumn Statement?" 2 December 2013, 12.30 to 14.00...

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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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Eastern Regional Conference: Responsible Capitalism

Westgate Church, Westgate, Peterborough

Our Eastern Regional Conference will be hosted by the Peterborough Fabians on 18th May and will be entitled 'Responsible Capitalism'. Come and join the Fabians at our latest regional conference at which we'll be discussing what Ed...

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Good Financial Services for Young People.

The Young Fabians Future of Finance Network is hosting a series to explore "Good Financial Services for Young People." The objective of these round tables is to explore whether financial services are meeting the needs of young people, identify...

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Anatomy: Banking Reforms

With the impending reforms to the Banking sector, the Young Fabians Future of Finance Network invites you to join our analysis of the banking reforms whitepaper with Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury,  Rachel Reeves MP. Tuesday, 4th September 2012...