Blue Labour Thinkers Gather in Nottingham

Blue Labour thinkers, supporters and activists met at Nottingham University on 5 July to discuss ‘The Strength of Association: in the Family, Community and Workplace’.Blue Labour logo

The opening address on ‘Nature, Science and the Common Good’, was given by Ruth Davis, political director of Greenpeace UK, while there were four seminars addressed by a range of speakers on gender, challenging left orthodoxy, trade unions, and education, community and family.

The closing panel included Maurice Glasman from Blue Labour, Philip Blond from Red Tory and think tank ResPublica, Jenny Sinclair of Together for the Common Good and John Milbank, professor of Religion, Politics and Ethics.

You can read some of the contributions by following the links here, and we will add links to more of the papers in the coming days:

Ruth Davis on ‘Nature, Science and the Common Good’

John Merrick on education, community and family.


You can read a 2011 interview with Maurice Glasman here.

More on Blue Labour is here.