Out of sight

Richard Brooks

Around 15 years ago a new tribe entered our lexicon: the NEETs, young people who are not in education, employment or training. Reducing their number was a priority for the Labour government of the day. The Social Exclusion Unit was tasked by the prime minister to drive progress, and he personally authored the foreword to…


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,...


Beveridge Lecture Series 2012/13: Liam Byrne MP

Toynbee Hall, 28 Commercial Street, London E1 6LS

The Fabian Society is delighted to partner on this event with Toynbee Hall. On December 1 1941 the Beveridge Report set out the makings of the welfare state – and since then Britain has changed dramatically. Exactly 70 years on,...


Women on Boards: An international Conference

The Scott Room, The Guardian King's Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9GU

The Fabian Society is delighted to be able to extend an invite to its membership from the  High Pay Centre to an international conference on the future of women in the boardroom, in partnership with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung London...


Rich Democracies, Poor People: the politics of welfare

Portcullis House, Houses of Parliament

The Fabian Society, in partnership with the Child Poverty Action Group, hosted a roundtable event at the Houses of Parliament with Professor David Brady to discuss how politics and poverty reduction interact. Brady's findings have suggested that a key...



Andy Burnham



Home Truths

Natan Doron, Robert Tinker



No Right Turn

Andrew Harrop, Natan Doron