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30 June 2023

In time of Need Scotland

Our new report calls on Holyrood to seize the opportunity of its devolved powers to lead the way on income replacement in the UK.

IN TIME OF NEED Welfare / Employment

Winning back the first red wall

20 August 2022

Our report argues that Scotland should be a 'key battleground' for Labour at the next election

Winning back the first red wall Scotland / Elections

A voice for the future

20 March 2021

A year-long research project by the Scottish Fabians and FEPS finds that devolution is at risk from 'no change' unionists, and 'no compromise' nationalists, and argues for Scottish Labour to reassert itself as pro-UK, pro-devolution and passionately pro-Scottish.

A voice for the future Devolution

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The Fabian Review


This edition of the Fabian Review focuses on how to make Britain a better place to grow up in, with contributions from Lindsey Macmillan and Jake Anders, Tommy Gale, Ben Cooper, and Sylvia McNamara. Tim Bale explores what might be next for the Tories, and John Healey MP stakes out Labour’s defence credentials in conversation with Iggy Wood.

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Restoring Trust

2 May 2024

Michael Shanks MP for Rutherglen and Hamilton West and shadow Scottish minister reflects on his first six months as an MP and why he believes politics can still make a difference.

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Lean Budgets, Big Ambitions: Scotland's Path to Economic Prosperity

23 November 2023

"Once you start thinking about growth, it's hard to think about anything else," as the Nobel laureate economist Robert Lucas once said. This rings particularly true for us in Scotland, and indeed for people across the whole of the United Kingdom. Daniel Coleman writes on the imperative of economic growth.

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Breaking down barriers

30 August 2023

Veronica McTernan had a gift for encouraging others, her daughter Maggie McTernan is following in her footsteps as she launches The Veronica McTernan Fund in her name to support women campaigning in their communities and standing for election.

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Squaring the circle

2 August 2023

If Labour should win the next General Election it faces the Herculean task of juggling public service revival, cost-of-living crisis mitigation, and fiscal credibility. Daniel Coleman, an economist and Edinburgh Labour campaigner asks how does Labour fix public services and deal with poverty amidst a fiscal crisis?

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Time to act for future generations

24 May 2023

For too long we have seen policies that prioritise short-term outcomes with little or no regard for their long-term implications. It's to make fundamental and comprehensive changes to the way that Governments make decisions, writes Sarah Boyack MSP.

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An international outlook

24 May 2023

The Scottish government must act now so Scottish students don't miss out on the opportunity to study in Europe, Dominic McCarron, a Young Scottish Fabian member writes about his own transformational experience.

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