Blog – Co-operative Party

Celebrating Black History Month

It is critical that the untold stories of Black Britons are not just told but celebrated. Black History is intrinsically part of our British History  and if these contributions are not known we are all robbed of our British History.

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We must involve our rural communities in the fight for food justice

Councillor Su Aves recently passed our Food Justice motion at Devon County Council and is now working with West County Labour and Co-operative Farming Policy Advisory Group (FPAG) to see how we can involve rural communities in the fight for food justice. Here, she writes with FPAG Convenor Joe Joseph on the challenges facing our food producers.

Five ways that we’ll keep Building Community Power 

Although our Building Community Power conference is over, our work mustn’t stop there. Our exciting announcements will ensure that spirit of co-operation and the best ideas of our movement continue.

Marking the start of Black History Month

A progressive black movement needs social class issues to be at the fore. This year’s recognition season would welcome the Co-operative Party in joining with us to celebrate Black history, culture, and achievements.

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Social or Co-operative Care?

The cost of social care currently is around £23.3 billion, although this may seem a lot, the Government has been cutting the social care budget over many years, leaving local authorities underfunded and unable to provide anything other than very basic essential care.