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Tax after the crisis: UK and EU tax policy since 2008

Patrick Diamond

In recent years the focus of fiscal policy in the UK, as in many industrialised countries in the wake of the financial crisis, has been on reducing the overall rate of public expenditure. However, despite a series of reforms to reduce tax avoidance and fraud, the tax system has largely remained unchanged since 2008, despite…

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Why tax is a feminist issue

Kate Donald

In Ann Mumford’s chapter for the Fabian pamphlet Tax for our Times, she makes a strong case for interrogating the implicit gender bias of the tax system and discarding the idea that tax policy can be gender neutral. “Every aspect of a tax system has the potential to affect women”, she writes, including through supporting…


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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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...


Greater Manchester Fabians: The Socialist Way Book Launch

People's History Museum, Left Bank, Manchester, Lancashire M3 3ER

The Fabian Society is proud to extend this invite from the Greater Manchester Fabians - in association with the People's History Museum and IB Tauris - to its wider membership. The event will celebrate the publication of 'The Socialist Way', a major...


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...


People First: Labour’s New Thinking on Transport

Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House, Houses of Parliament, SW1A 0AA

Thank you to those who attended our event in association with Labour’s Policy Review. We hosted a debate with Shadow Secretary of State, Maria Eagle on the subject of transport. You can read a copy of Maria's speech to...


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...


Back to Earth

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