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The latest news, analysis and opinion from the Fabian Society including highlights from the Fabian Review and web-exclusive commentary and insight.

Planning for Power

23 January 2024

Fabian Society general secretary ANDREW HARROP launches a new series of articles on the challenges facing a future Labour government.

Read more Labour party / Public Services

A bang, a whimper, an opportunity

12 February 2024

SU McCONNEL: Wales can lead the way with a devolved probation service after years of botched reforms

Read more Devolution / Justice

Duty of Care

6 February 2024

KELLY GREHAN: Labour should commit to protecting care leavers from discrimination

Read more Social Care / Inequality

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Opinion

Untapped potential

11 April 2024

WILLIAM ROBERTS: Prevention is better than cure – and the wider public health workforce can help us get there

Continue Reading Health
Opinion

Restoring Trust

27 March 2024

JESSICA TOALE: Introducing PR would change the way people feel about politics

Continue Reading Elections / Democracy
Opinion

Supplementary fudge

21 March 2024

NATHANEAL AMOS-SANSAM: The much-maligned supplementary vote system shouldn't simply be forgotten

Continue Reading Elections
Opinion

No Time to Waste

20 March 2024

ANDREW HARROP: Rising poverty will demand an immediate response from a new Labour government

Continue Reading Poverty / Housing / Welfare
Opinion

Going Further

15 March 2024

CHRISTINA MCANEA: Labour should build on the success of the minimum wage

Continue Reading Employment
Opinion

The Case for Care

29 February 2024

ANDREW HARROP: Our failure to support carers is damaging our society and economy

Continue Reading Social Care / Social security

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Plans for Power

Fabian ideas for transforming Britain

This pamphlet is a compilation of some of the most important ideas developed and championed by the Fabian Society in recent years. It is a ‘mixtape’ of the best proposals, from early years to pensions and from the future of work to public service ref...

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A good life in all regions

Uniting our country to end poverty

The report of the Fabian Society's Commission on Regional Poverty and Inequality concludes that the UK has two major regional economy challenges – ‘low growth’ outside the south east, where places lack good jobs; and ‘overheating’ in the capital, whe...

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Lawful and fair

Building a better migration system

In this pamphlet, Will Somerville and Sarah Mulley set out robust proposals to reform our migration system. They argue that it must be based on sound principles: it must be fair, it must be grounded in democratic consent, and it must respect people’s...

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Support guaranteed

The roadmap to a National Care Service

Plans for a National Care Service for England were first presented 13 years ago in the dying days of the last Labour government. Since then no detailed work has taken place to flesh out what the service might look like or how it should be implemented...

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Britain Reconnected

A foreign policy for security and prosperity at home

In this publication, David Lammy MP identifies the major geopolitical trends that will shape the UK's place in the world, and sets out the next Labour government’s approach to foreign policy

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Healthy Britain

A new approach to health and wellbeing policy

Kim Leadbeater MP sets out a new, comprehensive strategy for improving the UK's health and wellbeing.

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Green and Pleasant

Rebuilding rural Britain

An essay collection exploring the challenges faced by rural and coastal communities and how Labour should respond to them.

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Reclaiming freedom

The case for a 21st century bill of powers and duties

In this pamphlet, Liam Byrne MP calls for Labour to make freedom its defining cause once again

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Breaching the Sea Wall

Polling Labour's support in coastal towns

This briefing develops a new constituency grouping based on town and coastal geography: the 'Sea Wall'.

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Levelling up?

Lessons from Germany

This report sets out the lessons which can be learned from Germany on rebalancing regional growth

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The equality question

Why Labour should re-embrace its egalitarian roots

Our new pamphlet makes the case for the fight against inequality to be a core mission for Labour.

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Enduring values

How progressives across Europe can win

An essay collection exploring the progressive values which can connect with voters in the UK and the EU.

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A national music service

HOW TO ENSURE EVERY CHILD CAN ACCESS A GOOD MUSIC EDUCATION

Our new report argues for the government to introduce a National Music Education Service

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Equipped for the future

A vision for adult skills and training

In our latest collection, we bring together business leaders, policy experts, politicians, trade unionists and practitioners to develop a new vision for adult skills policy ahead of the next general election

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A mature approach

How Labour can reconnect with older voters

Fabian Society research suggests 2 million older voters who did not support Labour in 2019 would consider doing so now.

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