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John McDonnell Speech at Co-op Ways Forward Conference

Full text of the Shadow Chancellor's speech to the Co-operative Ways Forward Conference, which was sponsored by the Co-operative Party.

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Co-operators call for mutual ownership of land

This week in the Scottish Parliament, Co-operative MSPs Johann Lamont, Claudia Beamish and Sarah Boyack will call on the Scottish Government to promote the mutual ownership of land.

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Energy Bill risks centralising energy supply

The Energy Bill is a missed opportunity to create a more diverse, less centralised energy system Co-operative MP Jonathan Reynolds warns Parliament

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Huw Lewis steps down from Welsh Assembly

The Co-operative Party responds to news that Huw Lewis AM plans to step down after May's elections

FREE PICTURE: Former BBC Scotland's Heather ‘The Weather’ Reid launches Edinburgh Schools Community Solar Power Cooperative  Project, Tues 29/9/15:
Former BBC presenter Heather ‘The Weather’ Reid brought some welcome sunshine to Gylemuir Primary School in Edinburgh today at the launch of the Edinburgh Community Solar Cooperative major new solar energy project.
Pictured with Heather is Gylemuir pupil Abi Kinloch (correct, aged six). 
  Capital residents are being encouraged to buy shares in the scheme – run by the Edinburgh Community Solar Cooperative – to install solar panels on up to 25 schools, community and leisure centres owned by the City of Edinburgh Council, including Gylemuir Primary. 
  (All children pictured with parental and school's permission).
 More info from: Neil Davidson, PR consultant to ECSC - 07545 735 402 neil@neildavidson.org
OR:  Louisa Alonso, Communications Officer, The City of Edinburgh Council -  0131 529 6152 louisa.alonso@edinburgh.gov.uk
  Photography from: Colin Hattersley Photography - www.colinhattersley.com - colinhattersley@btinternet.com - 07974 957 388.

Public enthusiasm fuels community energy schemes

Social enterprise Energy4All announces £5.5m of community investment, amidst government attacks on sector

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Football is nothing without fans

The Scottish Co-operative Party calls for support for fan ownership of football clubs

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Co-operatives key to climate justice in Scotland

Co-operatives must play a central role in ensuring the transition to a low-carbon economy is a just one.