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12 September 2018

NEW BROOMS

11 Labour MPs elected in 2017 have come together to propose a series of measures to reform parliament. New Brooms, edited by James Frith MP and published by the Fabian Society, puts the experiences and insights of these new MPs at the heart of the debate.

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FABIAN FRINGE

3 September 2018

The Fabian Society will host a number of public and private fringe events at Labour Party Conference from Sunday 23 to Tuesday 25 September.

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UNDER SCRUTINY

18 September 2018

ALEX SOBEL: Bad laws undermine faith in our politics. A new approach to scrutiny, with a chance for the public to contribute to law-making and more opportunity to work through legislation before it makes it onto the statute book, could revitalise the democratic process.

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The Fabian Review

Summer 2018, Volume 130 - No.2

This edition of Fabian Review focuses on the future political landscape for Labour with Catherine West, Dave Ward and Thangam Debbonaire, plus Kate Murray talks to Andrew Adonis.

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Insight

Sweating the assets

14 September 2018

LUKE POLLARD: Parliament needs to function like any other workplace in Britain. Its move to a new home offers a chance for a new culture and new more efficient working practices.

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Book review

The miserabilist tendency

13 September 2018

MARK PERRYMAN finds a new history of the Labour left overlooks the art of the possible.

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Insight

A question of style

12 September 2018

ALEX NORRIS: The customs and traditions of parliament may seem charming, but they serve to alienate many of those whom MPs aim to represent. Updating some of the practices of the place would bring the institution into the 21st century and better reflect the communities it serves.

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Opinion

Warning signs

11 September 2018

CAT SMITH: Changes to voting arrangements represent the first step on a slippery slope.

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Interview

Confessions of a blairite

3 September 2018

As he spearheads the fight to stop Brexit, Andrew Adonis talks to Kate Murray about his leftwards journey and the need for a radical agenda to transform the country

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Insight

Parched but pleasant land

3 September 2018

DANIEL CAREY-DAWES: There is no doubt, that climate change is one of the greatest threats facing the countryside today, but the disconnect between policy and the reality of the challenge has never felt greater.

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New Brooms

Ideas for reforming Westminster from Labour's 2017 intake

11 Labour MPs elected in 2017 have come together to propose a series of measures to reform parliament. New Brooms, edited by James Frith MP and published by the Fabian Society, puts the experiences and insights of these new MPs at the heart of the de...

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Consensus continued?

The next stage of pension reform

The last 15 years have seen impressive cross-party consensus on pensions policy, particularly the establishment and extension of auto-enrolment into workplace pensions. But further reforms are required to ensure more people have sufficient resources ...

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A Picture of Health

The NHS at 70 and its future

What does the NHS need to ensure it survives another 70 years and beyond? This report explores a comprehensive agenda for the future of the NHS looking at how it is funded, organised and reformed.
Edited by Jonathan Ashworth MP
July 2018

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Take Good Care

Improving support and wellbeing in later life

This new Fabian Society report explores what the left's agenda should be for older people's care, support, independence and wellbeing.
July 2018

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Raising the bar front cover

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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