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4 July 2018


A new Fabian Society report today reveals that spending on support for older people in England will need to rise by £35 billion to meet frail pensioners’ support and care needs by 2030.

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12 July 2018

ANDREW HARROP: When it comes to local taxation, Labour has a choice between revision and radical reform.

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9 July 2018

ROSS CAMPBELL: There is an imbalance in the UK economy, as commercial activity is heavily skewed towards London and the Southeast. Increased devolution is desirable, but may not lead to stronger businesses in all regions.

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The Fabian Review

Spring 2018, Volume 130 - No.1

This edition of Fabian Review focuses on the impact of gentrification on our cities - and our political class - with Luke John Davies, Gloria de Piero and Loretta Lees, plus Kate Murray talks to Richard Leonard.

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The austerity shortfall

5 July 2018

HOWARD REED: A future Labour government will certainly wish to increase public spending. But where is extra money most needed?

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Democracy for all

4 July 2018

NANCY PLATTS: In this most undemocratic of Democracy Weeks, let us recognise that the institutions voters see – distant, unaccountable and crumbling – were designed for another age.

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Health for all

3 July 2018

STEPHEN BRADLEY: The NHS’s achievements have been immense but after 70 years we need a health policy that is both more realistic and more radical.

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Ensuring continuity

1 July 2018

MIRIAM DALLI MEP: What has been achieved over the past 40 years on addressing cross-border environmental issues should not be lost.

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Towards transparency

28 June 2018

GEMMA TETLOW: There needs to be a more fundamental change in the government’s approach to meeting fiscal targets.

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Fiscal policy for an activist state

22 June 2018

ANDREW HARROP: Economic activism and fiscal prudence must go hand in hand under a Corbyn government

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Raising the bar

How household incomes can grow the way they used to

What do we need to do to get household incomes growing the way they used to before the financial crash? This collection explores how to create the sustainable economic growth that will be needed if living standards are to rise significantly.
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A New Collectivism

How private sector trade unions can innovate and grow

How trade unions can modernise to meet the challenges of the changing world of work.
Edited by Cameron Tait and Tobias Phibbs
December 2017

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Life Lessons

A National Education Service that leaves no adult behind

How Labour’s National Education Service can be brought to life.

Edited by Kate Murray
December 2017

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New Tricks

Innovative approaches to lifelong learning

Innovative approaches to lifelong learning around the globe could inspire a renaissance in skills training for UK workers.
By Cameron Tait
December 2017

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Labour Country

How to reconnect with rural communities

Labour must reconnect with the politics and culture of the countryside to be confident of winning the next general election.
By Tobias Phibbs
March 2018

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