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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,…

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,…