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Research, policy, comment and analysis from our latest publications. Browse through our back catalogue or search for a report or pamphlet.

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 for retirement.

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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Summer 2018

Fabian Review

This edition of the 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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A Fresh Start

Rethinking support and care for older people in England

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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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Pathways to Progression

Improving progression rates for young retail workers

The retail sector must come together with the government on an industrial strategy with good jobs at its heart.
By Andrew Harrop and Cameron Tait
May 2018

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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.
Edited by Andrew Harrop
April 2018

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Spring 2018

Fabian Review

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.

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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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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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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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Winter 2017

Fabian Review

This edition of Fabian Review focuses on how Labour needs to reshape the economy, with Michael Jacobs, Chi Onwurah MP, Caroline Flint MP, Andrew Cumbers and David Walker, plus Kate Murray interviews shadow equalities minister Dawn Butler MP.

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Saving for the Future

Extending the consensus on workplace pensions

Bright Blue and the Fabian Society, representing the intellectual right and left, have come together with this publication to find common ground and practical policies on pressing problems facing workplace pensions.
Edited by Andrew Harrop and Sam Hall
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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Future Unions

Towards a membership renaissance in the private sector

How can private sector trade unions reverse decades of decline? This report sets out five key steps on the road to recovery.
By Cameron Tait
November 2017

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Shaping the futurescape

Analysis paper

In spring 2017, the Fabian Society convened a day-long summit, ‘Future Left’, to consider the challenges the left will face in the 2020s. This analysis paper summarises the insights presented during that discussion,
By Andrew Harrop
October 2017

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Fair and free

Labour, liberty and human rights

How a fresh vision of liberty could transform lives, institutions and relationships with the rest of the world.
Edited by Kate Murray
September 2017

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The Right to Justice

The final report of the Bach Commission

People should have a right to justice they can afford, urges this major new report on access to our justice system. The Fabian Society acted as the secretariat for the Bach Commission which has heard from more than 100 individuals and organisations over the past two years.
By the Bach Commission
September 2017

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