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There are 24 Labour & Co-operative MPs in Parliament, and representatives in Scotland, Wales and local government. We’ve led the way in protecting consumers and the environment, and in championing fairtrade. We support credit unions, fight for football fans, and enable a growing network of 800 co-op schools. Together, we’re ensuring that co-operative and mutual values are at the heart of politics.
What is the point of holding audience councils and costly consultations if the BBC are to ignore viewer opinion? The BBC has to change.
Friday sees the launch of Wales' largest housing co-operative. Here its CEO explains more
The public, business and politicians agree Government should be doing all it can to support community energy. Unfortunately George Osborne didn’t seem to get the memo.