KEIR STARMER wants Britain to be the best place to grow up and grow old in. So how do we get there? Labour’s leader answers questions from the Fabian Review.
This edition of the Fabian Review looks at Labour and the ‘new normal’, with Andrew Roe-Crines, Tracey Warren, Jill Rutter and more. Plus, Keir Starmer MP answers our questions.
Also in this issue, Dawn Butler MP on democracy and elections; Emily Thornberry MP on post-Brexit plans; Basit Mahmood on how we overhaul our education system, Vera Kubenz on a disability-inclusive recovery; and Peter Hain on Palestine and the Labour party.
ANDREW HARROP: Labour cannot go into the next election with wild spending promises. It needs to offer ambitious but low-cost social democracy.
A selection of key lines from the Labour leader's new Fabian Society pamphlet
In this pamphlet, Labour leader Keir Starmer MP sets out his vision of a fairer, more secure and prosperous Britain, built on Labour values. He proposes 10 principles for a new contract between Labour and the British people, which together make up an ambitious plan to remake our country.
Is it time for Labour to get behind moves to scrap the monarchy in favour of an elected head of state? Kenneth Morgan, who led a Fabian commission on the monarchy back in 2003, assesses the party’s attitudes past, present and future.