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A view from the campaign trail

Barbara Cannon

The Copeland by-election and the battle to save West Cumberland hospital There is a mighty battle going on just now in Copeland during the parliamentary by-election, triggered when former MP Jamie Reed resigned. Labour has held the seat since the 1930′s and to lose it now is unthinkable. Yet there is a worrying and prevailing view…

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Under the microscope

Matt Singh

The Stoke Central and Copeland by-elections By-elections are a strange beast. They are an ‘event’ for parties and the media and fun for political anoraks, but their impact on the narrative usually far outweighs their electoral significance or predictive value. In turn, they are themselves difficult to predict, and national polling is not a good…

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A new statecraft

Jessica Studdert

Devolution offers a real opportunity to reconnect with the ‘left behind’ who are alienated from our democratic institutions. But approaches so far have fallen short, as Jessica Studdert explains We have had a lot of democracy this year. The results of national polls on both sides of the Atlantic have confounded experts and rocked political establishments. The Brexit vote, and Donald Trump’s “Brexit plus plus plus”,…

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Public attitudes to the EU Referendum

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

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New Year Conference 2014

Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL

We are delighted to announce that our 2014 New Year Conference will take place on Saturday 25th January 2014. The keynote speaker for our conference will be the shadow chancellor of the exchequer, Ed Balls. Confirmed speakers so...

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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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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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