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Beyond the referendum: Opportunity

Sponsored by Kezia Dugdale MSP 8th May, 5.30pm – 7.30pm Committee Room 1 Scottish Parliament Scottish Fabians are delighted to invite you to the penultimate seminar in our Beyond the…

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An interim constitution?

  COMMENT: Kenneth Fleming   Yesterday, the Deputy First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon announced plans that a draft Scottish Independence Bill will be published before the Scottish Parliament’s summer recess, as…

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A pragmatic vision for a progressive Scotland

Ann McKechin Understandably, political debate in Scotland currently revolves around one event on one date. But the independence referendum has also crowded out discussion of many issues of concern to Scottish people; issues…

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David and Goliath

Charlotte Encombe   This essay is taken from Towards the local: Devolution and democratic renewal in Scotland published by Scottish Fabians in March 2014 and available to purchase here.  …

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Conference fringe event: FIRST STEPS – Better childcare for Scotland

In association with UNISON, Scottish Fabians is proud to be hosting a key fringe event at Scottish Labour conference in Perth on Friday 21st March 2014. 17.30 Friday 21st March,…

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Social justice under devolution (and beyond)

Des McNulty, Kenneth Gibb   This essay is taken from Towards the local: Devolution and democratic renewal in Scotland published by Scottish Fabians in March 2014 and available to purchase…

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Towards the Local: pamphlet launch

TOWARDS THE LOCAL Devolution and democratic renewal in Scotland Launching a new pamphlet from Scottish Fabians 6pm Tuesday 4th March, The Serenity Cafe, Edinburgh   Scottish devolution is unfinished business….

Beyond the Referendum: Well Being

6th February 2013 18.30 – 20.30, The Scottish Parliament, committee room 1.   Sponsored by Malcolm Chisholm MSP, with contributions from Francis Stewart (Oxfam Scotland), Professor Mike Danson (University of Strathclyde)…

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Double Devolution: Devo Mark Two

Sarah Boyack MSP Last year, across Scotland, Labour councillors were elected in greater numbers. They set out what they would do to use power – whether in government or in…

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Common Cause

Trevor Davies, Carol Finlay, Mike Freundenberg, Maureen Parnell, Diarmid Weir We are at a fork in the road. We have been beguiled along this gilded path only now to find,…