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.
Labour & Co-operative MP for Birmingham Edgbaston and Shadow Minister for International Development
12th June 2018
We know that co-operatives can help to deliver a fairer global economy, which is why under the next Labour government, DfID will make place a new emphasis on developing and supporting co-operative enterprises around the world.
In power across the country, co-operative councillors are showing that even in the toughest of circumstances, it's possible to begin implementing the polices, ideas and models that will one day deliver a Labour & Co-operative government all the way to Downing Street.
A Private Members’ Bill designed to strengthen the rights of victims of Modern Slavery in England and Wales cleared a significant hurdle earlier this week as it received the all-important Third Reading in the House of Lords.
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC), a group of MPs charged with scrutinising Government efficiency, has slammed the Government over the implementation of its 2014 strategy to tackle modern day slavery.
With less than a week to go until local elections in England, the Party's Youth Development Officer Caitlin Prowle caught up with one of the Party's younger 545 candidates, to find out more about his aspirations for the area, and the role of co-operative ideas in his politics.
Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for South Swindon
26th April 2018
Earlier this week, we caught up Sarah Church, our Labour & Co-operative candidate for South Swindon, who updated us on their plans for a 'Swindon Model', that implements the community wealth building approach that the Co-operative Party is championing.