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Labour campaigning

Looking to the future

One of the stand out features of the GE 2017 campaign was it’s energy and positivity.  In Scotland, Labour not only had a young female leader but had more younger members and women  involved  in the campaign…

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Did Labour to Conservative Tactical Voting Deliver Theresa May into Number 10?

Fabian member Mark Davidson has been looking at the figures from Thursday and its not as simple as some Nationalists are suggesting. Thursday’s General Election is only a few days…

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Time for renewal

Following on from the local election results, Margaret Curran thinks it time for Scottish Labour to up it game. With the SNP and the Tories determined to replay the referendum,…

FINDING OUR PLACE

Fabian member Trevor Davies writes for our project Future Choices for Scotland: The local election results suggest we could have reached ‘peak-Nat’, but they also suggest Scottish politics could settle…

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Keeping it local

Our national manager in Scotland, Katherine Sangster offers some thoughts on her first experience as a candidate. As a candidate in the upcoming council elections, over the last few months or so I…

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Where’s our 100 year plan? by Scott Nicholson

  During this year’s Scottish Labour Party conference, I had a passing conversation with a long term Fabian and former Labour staffer who made the following remark: “We’re not looking…

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Join us to discuss “The five pillars of a Labour future”

‘Pint and Politics’ session: The five pillars of a Labour future Labour wins when it points the way to the future – the plan for a welfare state in 1945,…

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Scotland, the Union, and Brexit: What Now for Scotland?

  Towards the end of last year the Scottish Fabians held a conference in Edinburgh to discuss the implications of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union.  With Brexit…

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Politics in Crisis by Kate Green MP

Politics is in crisis – both internationally and here at home. Trump, Brexit and the rise of populism and nationalism pose a huge challenge and threat to a weakened left,…

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Scotland’s choice – fringe event

On Saturday 25 January 2017, the Scottish Fabians hosted a debate with Brian Wilson and Jenny Marra MSP who discussed whether Scotland should keep talking about the constitution or make devolution…