Category Archives: Future choices for Scotland

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Brexit; Policy issues for Further and Higher Education

Jim Gallacher and Lucy Hunter Blackburn assess the impact of Brexit on further and higher education in Scotland; The impact of Brexit on further education (FE) and higher education (HE) in…

Community

Community Empowerment and Local Democracy

A democratic constitution not supported by democratic institutions in detail, but confined to the central government, not only is not political freedom, but often creates a spirit precisely the reverse’….

Farming

Brexit; Impact on the food and agriculture by Peter Holmes and Michael Morgan

Possible Impacts of Brexit on Scottish Food, Agriculture and Farm Animal Welfare and their policy implications by Peter Holmes and Michael Morgan Membership of the EU has provided the people…

Regeneration

Regeneration

“Over time I learned to see with the eyes of a stakeholder.  A different point of view from that of a builder.  A builder sees empty space as something to…

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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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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…

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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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…