Blog – Co-operative Party

Co-operation is at the core of the Welsh Government

Recent weeks have seen our largest ever group of Members of the Senedd elected, many appointed to the Cabinet, and a strong commitment to co-operation in the Welsh Government's 'Programme for Government'.

Abuse is not, and never should be, part of the job.

USDAW General Secretary Paddy Lillis on how, after failing to support stronger action when the USADW Freedom From Fear petition was debated in Parliament, the Government has an opportunity to accept amendments to the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill to tackle violence against shopworkers.

Co-operative Party Chair’s Update

The last month saw our number of elected Co-operators grow to new levels, and we are already beginning work to ensure this continues into the future.

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A Co-operative Recovery

Today, I set out Scottish Labour's plan for our national recovery from this crisis, and I know that our national recovery must be a co-operative recovery too.

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We are and always will be the Party of fan-owned football

The backlash against the European Super League has seen a renewed interest in fan ownership in football. But we can’t trust this Government or the FA to deliver for fans – supporters need to organise ourselves to take back control of football.

Co-operative Party Chair’s Update

From campaigning on food justice to our efforts to get hundreds of Co-operative Party candidates across the country elected, we have been putting co-operation front and centre.

Standing up for equality by standing still

The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill includes increasing the maximum penalty for criminal damage to a memorial from three months to 10 years, yet the minimum sentence for rape is half that. That is why we created #FrozenInFear.

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Help us call to get co-operators elected

In the run-up to the May elections, the Co-op Party will be hosting a number of phone banking sessions to help get co-operators across the country elected. I encourage everyone to join!

Marking International Trans Day of Visibility

I was proud to mark International Trans Day of Visibility yesterday with what I believe was the first event in the long history of the Co-operative Party where a panel of all-transgender people could speak about what matters most to us.