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Poor communities are being taken for a ride by our transport system

Over the past 20 years, the richest 10% have had their transport subsidised 4 times more than the poorest 10%. And yet it's the poorest who rely on public transport most.


Is cracking down on corporate tax dodgers the ‘new fairtrade’?

Admidst public outrage at tax avoidance, the co-operative-backed Fair Tax Mark is helping consumers to distinguish corporate tax dodgers from those who pay their fair share.


Employee involvement can drive up wages – and make us more productive too

After a fortnight in which the Party's proposals on employee ownership have hit the headlines, a report released today shows that involving employees can deliver wider economic benefits.

#Neweconomy hits the headlines

A recap of a fortnight in which the Party's vision for a #neweconomy has hit the headlines


Gareth Thomas outlines Co-operative vision for the economy in speech in Parliament

Co-operative Party Chair Gareth Thomas outlines Co-operative Party proposals on profit sharing, employee ownership and Board representation in a speech to the House of Commons.

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Public back plan to force companies to share profits with employees

Poll shows 76% of public believe large employers should be required to share profits with staff.