Karen Wilkie Deputy General Secretary & Company Board Secretary 16th February 2012 The Co-operative Party will be at the Welsh Labour Conference this coming weekend in Cardiff, looking ahead to May’s local government elections. We will be launching our Co-operative Agenda for Welsh Local Government at the Co-operative Party and Co-operatives and Mutuals Wales Fringe meeting, 5.30pm, Saturday 18 February 2012, Room 22, Swalec Stadium. Speakers – Alun Michael MP, Huw Lewis AM, Ashley Simpson, Derek Walker, Karen Wilkie, Alex Bird. Chair – Cllr Cerys Furlong There will also be a Labour Welsh Executive paper on Co-operative Councils debated at the conference, and a workshop on co-operative councils at 9.30am on Sunday. Co-operative Party Youth Wales is holding a social event for all young members to attend on Saturday evening after Welsh Labour Conference. We will start our first social event off at “The Gatekeeper Wetherspoons” on Westgate Street, Cardiff at around 8.00pm – 8.30pm and then take the night forward from there! The pub is directly opposite the main entrance to the Millennium Stadium. For more info email Steve Cushen on firstname.lastname@example.org.