"Education, education, education – The words of the 1997 election and I hope, the words of the 2020 election."
"We came here because of a friendship embedded in the consciousness of our peoples. That friendship is now at risk – let’s work towards a Labour government before it is irretrievably broken. "
"Where has the fight gone? Women in Northern Ireland are UK citizens and have been denied their rights. Labour needs to fight to get abortion rights in Northern Ireland back on the table."
"The modern British workforce however, is of a distinctly different breed. We have seen the development of a workforce that is rife with insecurity and gripped by a severe lack of power. It is this insecurity that I wish to discuss at this moment. "
"Let’s place this aim firmly at the top of our agenda. In an increasingly precarious labour market, it’s our moral duty to do so. And, with local elections approaching on 4 May, putting this goal front and centre might just save us from further embarrassment in Labour heartlands"
"It was apparent that the spreadsheet chancellor was spread thin by having to create a cushion for our entry into the unknown as we leave the EU"
"Education has the power to change individuals and communities, and we cannot let a socially unjust narrative win. We owe the country more than that."
Contributing editor, Ben Gartside writes on recent YouGov polling.
"It was not until the Great War that I fully grasped the strength of the ties that bind men to the land of their birth”
Anthony Jenkins has spent the last two years predicting that an ‘Uber moment’ will bring an end to the traditional model of banking. The former CEO of Barclays is even putting his money where his mouth is. He now runs a financial technology (‘fintech’) venture and recently joined the board of the digital currency start-up Blockchain.
The Chinese economy grew by 6.7% in 2016, as official data predicted, marking its slowest growth for over two decades. A shirking market with fewer calls for infrastructure projects, means that the demand for steel has fallen. Previous excessive capacity generated more sales by lowering international prices, which dragged the UK steelworkers into tough competition.
Rachel Megan Barker, Young Fabian member writes on last night's by-elections.
Young Fabian, Kerri Prince writes on last night's election results.
As the polls close in the by-elections, two Young Fabian members share their experiences campaigning.
How do we as a party adapt to being the third-most popular party amongst working class voters?
Recent case law has made it all too clear that the UK is failing when it comes to civil relationship law.
I am currently preparing the next edition of Anticipations on the theme "It's the New Economy, Stupid?"
Many of my peers who fall into the 18-24 category will (albeit embarrassedly) admit that they have little to no knowledge about politics. As we have gotten older some have ventured to educate themselves through reading the newspaper or watching the news, but they lack a fundamental understanding of our political system.
Labour must not shy away from tackling the failings in our education system
Joel Mullan reviews some of the insights emerging from the Young Fabians Education Network.
Northern Ireland. It’s tiny, it’s across a sea, and the main UK political parties don’t run there (whether they should is a topic for a different debate). Often, there is no incentive to engage with difficult issues because they won’t win elections.
However, the recent political scandals in Northern Ireland highlights just how important this small country can be.