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A New Settlement

Martin Whitfield MP writes for The Fabian Review   With so much of our parliamentary time taken up with the Brexit debate, it is very clear to me and fellow…


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’….


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…



“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…


Nationalisation; Labour future or Labour history?

Two Fabian members, Chris Davison and Scott Nicholson discuss whether Labour is right to pursue a policy of nationalisation: Why Scottish Labour should pursue a public ownership manifesto by Scott…

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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…

Anas Sarwar

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…


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…