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The Grown Ups in the Room

Peter Russell, Scottish Fabian and one of the founders of our Future Choices for Scotland project reflects on Keir Starmer’s recent speech on Brexit: There are two great problems in…

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We cannot afford another lost decade.

Anas Sarwar writes for the Scottish Fabians setting out his ambitions for Scottish Labour and the country: Our Labour movement is always at its best when we fight to build…

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Real choice or more of the same?

Richard Leonard,  writes for the Scottish Fabians setting out his political vision and offer to Scottish Labour: The Scottish Labour Party faces a choice: real change for Scotland or more of…

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Leading Labour

At crucial moments throughout Labour’s history, the Fabian Society has been the place where the party reflects on its past and debates its future.  The next leader of Scottish Labour…

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Where’s the exit? Scotland’s future in Brexit UK.

To launch our Brexit project, Future Choices for Scotland, we were privileged to welcome Keir Starmer to Glasgow.   Keir joined some of our newly elected MPs, Lesley Laird, Martin…

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Irish eyes aren’t smiling: the Northern Irish border is Brexit’s first real stumbling block by Chris Murray

Ahead of our Brexit event with Keir Starmer MP on the 29th September,  Fabian member and Research Fellow on Migration, Integration and Communities at the IPPR Chris Murray writes about…

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A Question of Trust

Scottish Labour now has an opportunity to build on its election success, our National Manager writes for the Fabian Review. At the start of the general election campaign, the received…

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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,…