Blog – Page 5 – The Co-operative Party


The Future of Co-operative Schools

Party General Secretary Claire McCarthy responds to plans to convert English schools to academies


Labour & Co-operative Lords are working to push back government Housing Bill

As the Government's Housing and Planning Bill progresses through Parliament, Labour and Co-op politicians are standing up for co-operative housing.

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Co-operative Party Celebrates Fairtrade Fortnight

It's Fairtrade Fortnight, and up and down the country, the Party's members, local branches and our elected representatives have been marking the occasion...


There’s enough food in the world for us all – let’s ensure everyone earns enough to afford it.

This Fairtrade Fortnight, we stand ready to support the continued development of fairtrade - just as the co-operative movement has done for over 20 years now.

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Co-operative women have always led the way. Here’s where we go next.

8 March 2016 Blog

International Women's Day is a good time to look back at how far women have come in our Party and our movement - and all the work there's still to do.


Johann Lamont: SNP treating co-operatives as ‘last resort’

Labour & Co-operative MSP calls on the SNP-run Scottish government to show greater ambition in championing the co-operative sector


The People vs. the Railway Establishment

Rail passengers aren't consumers who can choose one brand of train or station over another. Far from it - we're fish in a barrel waiting to be shot at.