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

24 March 2014

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

19 March 2014

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:

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Co-ops need more support from LEPs

11 March 2014

Co-ops and social enterprises are key to community-driven economic growth – but they need better support.

LEPs must do more to support co-ops

11 March 2014

Jim Dobbin MP today called for an overhaul of the support given to community co-ops, highlighting their key role in the regional economic recovery.

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Tributes to Hollis Smallman

The Party and Co-operative movement have lost a champion, a great believer in social justice, and above all, a very nice man.

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Leading the way on fair tax

28 February 2014

The scandal of corporate tax avoidance is now a key issue for consumers. And with the launch of the Fair Tax Mark, Co-operatives are leading the way.

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Tributes to Lord Bilston

26 February 2014

Figures across the Party have been paying tribute to Dennis Turner, Lord Bilston, whose death was announced on Wednesday.

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Getting Added Value for the Public Purse

25 February 2014

In Scotland, we're fighting to make sure that taxpayer's money delivers the maximum benefit for local communities and workers.

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A Co-operative Vision for Wales

21 February 2014

Today's report sets out a bold vision for a Wales where Wales co-operative ways of doing business are the norm, not the exception.

Should co-operatives have a political voice? Have your say.

18 February 2014

As the Co-operative Group asks for the views of the public, it's important that the political role of the co-operative movement isn't lost.

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Our growing movement

6 February 2014

The co-operative sector in Leeds is booming - as my afternoon spent visiting them with Karin Christiansen showed

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Big Energy Saving Week

31 January 2014

After a successful Big Energy Saving Week, still more needs to be done to keep energy bills under control.

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Government policy undermining energy saving

27 January 2014

Government policy has driven SME businesses onto the rocks, while the ‘Big Six’ energy suppliers sail serenely on.