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Fabian Fringe at Labour Conference Sunday: LIVE BLOG

2105: And that's that. Observation: Owen Jones gets more applause at Labour conference fringe meetings than Dan Hodges. Who'd have thunk. And Polly Toynbee doesn't like events running over time.

That's it for #FabLab day one. Thanks for reading and there'll be...

Welcome to... The Department for Transport

In Maria Eagle’s hands, transport has become a battleground policy area in the run-up to 2015. As her successor Mary Creagh takes over as the Shadow Secretary of State for Transport, London-based civil servants and MPs opening postbags in the...

Why England matters

Who are we? An answer has rarely seemed so imperative. Later this year, a closely-contested referendum will determine whether or not Britain leaves the EU. If the vote is for an exit, then the pro-European Scottish government may make another...

The badger cull is no cure

And so it begins.

After an odyssey of Homeric proportions through the UK legal system, the coalition's Godzilla style rampage though England's green and pleasant land continues with a new enemy: the badger. This cull is a jackhammer blow to biodiversity...

Lessons learned: Building a new economy

In his first speech as leader of the Labour party, Ed Miliband said “we face a choice: we can return to business as usual or we can challenge old thinking to build a new economy”. Recent polling published by the Fabian...

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