Blog – Co-operative Party
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Gordon Brown: Building new shared foundations

This pandemic has exposed deep divisions in our country. Through co-operative values, we can rebuild a shared future, where people in every region and nation feel their voices are heard.

Building common ground

From housing to schools to regeneration, Councillor Alan Hall explains how co-operative values are put into action in his local area.

Improving diversity in local government

Empowering BAME members and celebrating the achievements of our diverse councillors - the Party's new Equalities Officer shares an update on the latest training opportunities.

The Co-operative Party’s equalities journey

In her first weeks as the Co-operative Party's new Equalities Officer, Chantal Lee reflects on the ways in which the Co-operative Party and movement have championed equality, opportunities to improve diversity in politics and public life, and how she will help to lead the next, exciting chapter as we strive for a fairer and more equal society.

We need a conversation about the ownership of our ports

The effects of Covid, Brexit and Christmas, compounded by the drive for private optimal performance, has UK Ports unable to deal with anything other than business as usual. Looking into an uncertain future, it's time to look forwards to a more resilient business model.

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Fighting for Food Justice from opposition in Devon

With over 40 Conservative Councillors and just 7 Labour on Devon County Council, Cllr Councillor Su Aves knew it was a challenging political environment for food justice. But with help from co-operators, they've taken a step forward.

Ask your MP to save lives and put WHO pollution limits into law

Air pollution now causes 40,000 early deaths at a cost of £20 billion each year. Co-operators have always cared about our environment and public health, and now is the time #Act4CleanAir.