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Helping credit unions beat the Market

30 May 2014 Blog

In Haringey, we are helping credit unions do what they do best – beating payday lenders at their own game

Unlocking finance for clean energy

The government needs to unlock potential of crowdfunding and provide a much needed boost to community energy


Putting Co-operatives at the centre of public procurement

8 May 2014 Blog

It's time for Nicola Sturgeon to back up her rhetoric with legislation that puts community co-ops at the heart of Scottish public procurement

NEC Results 2014

8 May 2014 Blog

A warm welcome to newly-elected members who will be joining our National Executive Committee in June


Shaping Labour’s 2015 agenda

In the next few months, Co-operative Party members have the opportunity to ensure that people-powered, co-operative solutions are at the heart of the 2015 election manifesto.


Making fan ownership a reality in Scotland

By putting fans in charge, football clubs can make a real difference to the communities they serve

Soldiers from B Company 2nd Battalion The Royal Welsh return home to their base in Tidworth.

Give Them Credit

The creation of an armed forces credit union would improve the availability of affordable financial services to armed forces families. It's time for the MoD to give it proper support.


People Powered Power for Plymouth

In Plymouth, community energy is freeing people from fuel poverty and the extortion of the Big Six energy companies.

Scottish Labour Conference

My experience as a Co-operative Party delegate to this year's Scottish Labour Conference

Local elections

1 April 2014 Blog

Alongside the European elections, hundreds of co-operators will be standing in local council elections across England. Here's how you can get involved.


Championing the development of co-operative schools

There is a fast-growing political consensus around the benefits of co-operative schools. Today we have the opportunity to build on their success.

Pauline Green sets out her view of Co-op Group’s future

The ICA President's contribution in the Guardian is a signficant one, which we know will be of interest to many in the Party

Scottish Procurement Bill

The Bill provides a golden opportunity to support co-op enterprises across Scotland. But Nicola Sturgeon is standing in the way.

Kezia Dugdale MSP welcomes commitment to co-op councils

Scottish Labour Devolution Commission backs co-operative councils and co-operatively run services

Statement on the resignation of Euan Sutherland

Commenting on the resignation of Co-op Group Chief Executive Euan Sutherland, Gareth Thomas MP said: