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To Be a Movement Again

Duncan Hothersall, Editor of Labour Hame and Scottish Fabian Executive member, outlines Scottish Labour’s need to rediscover and remember its roots and mission as a movement of and for the…


What’s Labour’s Story?

Trevor Davies outlines the need for Labour to develop new language, rediscover its stories to communicate its mission for change in Scotland.   Some said it was hope against fear….


Annual General Meeting

2pm, 15th November 2014 Glasgow Caledonian University – Room W115, Hamish Wood Building Following the Independence Referendum, Scottish poitics is at a critical juncture.  Come and disucss  how Scottish Fabians…


Beermat Strategy Session: After the Referendum

3.30pm Saturday 25th October, Canal Station Bar, Paisley This latest Beermat Strategy Session seeks to add to our sessions looking at the European results to consider what lessons the referendum…


Labour’s Britain: A sea change in manufacturing

Ann McKechin MP sets out the need for a new approach to rebuild manufacturing in Britain. First published on the Fabian Website on 23 September 2014 Britain, long known as…

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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…


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…

Towards the local

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.  …


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,…