News, opinion and stories from across the Party and wider co-operative and labour movements. All views expressed here are those of their respective authors, and may not be representative of Party policy.
As co-operators, we understand that practical actions, not just rhetoric, change our world. That's why today we take two important steps towards making plans to double the co-operative sector a reality
In a speech in Preston today, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has announced the formation of a Community Wealth Building Unit which will promote co-operatives and mutuals as a means of driving local economic growth across the country.
In Parliament this afternoon, Co-operative Party Chair Gareth Thomas called for high-cost lenders such as BrightHouse to be required to pay towards the cost of providing debt advice for hard-pressed consumers.
Today Parliament will debate a Bill tabled by Labour & Co-operative MP Jim McMahon, which could see an end to the block on votes for 16 and 17 year-olds. Here, two members of the Co-operative Party Youth Committee share their thoughts on the Bill.
Unveiled at Durham Miners’ Gala in July, the Party’s new marching banner celebrates our past, as well as being something to pass on to future generations of members. Ben West explains the significance of the design.
As an MEP, Anneliese Dodds championed causes including Tax Justice and Fairtrade. Now, as Labour & Co-operative MP for Oxford East, she’s taking the fight to Westminster. Joe Fortune caught up with her to hear more about her plans.
Whilst lots have come to this years conference in order to celebrate past achievements, everybody has come to look forward, says First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones in his speech to Co-operative Party Centenary Conference