Scottish Labour’s new leader, Anas Sarwar, takes on the job just weeks before crucial elections. He talks to Vanesha Singh about the challenges ahead.
This edition of the Fabian Review looks at a modern relationship between Labour and the unions, featuring Angela Rayner MP, Christopher Massey, Gloria Mills, Kate Dearden, Shelly Asquith and more. Plus, Scottish Labour’s new leader Anas Sarwar talks to Vanesha Singh about the fight ahead.
Also in this issue, Sadiq Khan lays out his capital values; Stephen Kinnock MP on the power grab in Myanmar; Kehinde Andrews unmasks the logic of empire in our politics; Paula Surridge on the possibility of rejoining the EU; and Marc Stears on Labour’s progressive patriotism.
A year-long research project by the Scottish Fabians and FEPS finds that devolution is at risk from 'no change' unionists, and 'no compromise' nationalists, and argues for Scottish Labour to reassert itself as pro-UK, pro-devolution and passionately pro-Scottish.
How do Scottish voters see their future – and how might Labour win them back? Martin McCluskey and Katherine Sangster report on new Fabian research.
JACKIE BAILLIE MSP: Scottish Labour has a mountain to climb in next year’s elections but its values still chime with voters.
Majority of Scots think independence is a ‘distraction’ from more important issues, according to new polling for the Scottish Fabians.