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Steve Webb MP to respond to Jon Cruddas at Compass Summer Lecture

Steve Webb MP will be amongst those responding to Jon Cruddas at the Compass Summer Lecture on the future of Social Democracy. On the one hand with the crisis of capitalism and the systemic failure of free markets, coupled with

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SLF Newsletter

Dear friend, With Parliament now in recess for the rest of the summer, the Social Liberal Forum is gearing up for the conference season. We are also looking to growing our network, especially outside London. But to do that, we

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Matthew Sowemimo: don’t misrepresent our radical agenda

Matthew Sowemimo, Director of the Social Liberal Forum, has written a new opinion piece on Liberal Democrat Voice arguing for the party not to be timid in the way it presents its agenda: The party’s pre-election manifesto – A Fresh

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Lynne Featherstone meeting THIS WEDNESDAY

This is just a short reminder that our discussion evening with Lynne Featherstone MP will be taking place this Wednesday. Title: After the recession, a different future Date: Wednesday 1 July 2009 Time: 7.30pm-8.30pm Location: Room Q, Portcullis House, Westminster,

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Social Liberal Forum joins Observer campaign for a fairer voting system

Richard Grayson, Chair of the Social Liberal Forum joined people from across the political spectrum today calling for: “On the day of the next general election, there should be a binding referendum on whether to change to a more proportional

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School Choice

British society is perceived to be more unequal than ever with socio-economic status having as much if not more of an effect on a child’s future than ever before.  The link between social and educational inequality has been assumed in

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Labour’s Love lost

When I was 16 I joined the Labour Party for much the same reasons Daniel Clarke did; now the former Labour PPC for Eastleigh has joined the Liberal Democrats because he feels that our policies best advance the causes he

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Labour’s Swansong – Our Opportunity

By the time Alistar Darling rose to deliver his speech Prime Ministers Questions had already set the tone with David Cameron undermining the government’s projections at every opportunity and Nick Clegg questioning the record of delivery on pledges of ‘one

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Social Liberal Forum to attend Compass Conference

The Social Liberal Forum will be hosting a fringe event at this years Compass Conference; No Turning Back – building a new political economy for the 21st century. The Conference will be held on the 13th June at the Institute

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Abolish the Audit Commission, Ofsted and more

The Ideas Factory is a chance for you to pitch your own idea of what should be in the next Liberal Democrat manifesto. The proposal here is not the policy of the Social Liberal Forum. We will however be passing

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