Blog – Co-operative Party
grapes fruit on display

Healthy Start vouchers help give families the best start in life – so I’m calling on the Government for better access to the scheme.

Giving children the very best start in life means getting the right support to expectant and new mothers and their children, and Healthy Start has an important role to play. I look forward to campaigning with Co-op friends to ensure the scheme reaches every family who needs and should benefit from it, and helps young children to thrive.

Our co-operative priorities for the new Prime Minister

As Liz Truss becomes the new Conservative leader and the next Prime Minister, she will be entering 10 Downing Street during one of the most challenging periods of our recent history.  That's why we’re calling on her to deliver on these co-operative priorities.

Why energy ownership matters

Without reform at every level of the energy market – generation, transmission, distribution and supply – we will be powerless to create a better energy system

Why we need to “Report it to sort it”

Today is the first anniversary of Daniel Johnson MSP's Bill to protect retail workers coming into force. We are supporting USDAW's call to report retail crime to sort retail crime.

human hand with mehndi tattoo

Embracing our values this South Asian Heritage Month

Labour and Co-operative Councillor and BAME Co-operators Committee Member Rizwan Jalil reflects on what South Asian Heritage Month means to him and millions more marking the occasion.

A co-operative solution for children in care

Bold action is needed so that when children are in care, the home and relationships we put around them provides safety, stability and love so that they can find their place in the world, thrive, and realise their ambitions.

The Government must go further to tackle financial corruption.

The recently introduced Register of Overseas Entities is a vital tool to crack down on money laundering in the UK. However the Government should go further, with the introduction of a second Economic Crime Bill in the next Parliament and arm Companies House with the proper support, resources and powers to deal with the scale of the problem.

Co-operative Party Chair’s Update

As we reach the summer recess in Parliament it’s an opportunity to look back and celebrate some of the achievements and successes of the Co-operative Party in recent months and look forward to the future.

photo of black metal framed glass street post near gray concrete building during daytime

There should be a legal duty for the governments to co-operate.

We need a more co-operative approach to governance in our country to deliver a better outcome for the whole of the United Kingdom. As leader of the Scottish Labour Party, I will be publishing a series of papers on how Scottish Labour working alongside our UK colleagues can deliver a stronger Scotland in a modernising United Kingdom.