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Winning the Co-operative Way in Swindon

Today saw the Labour Party launch its local election campaign here in Swindon. As a local party we have been working closely with our local Co-operative Party to develop our campaigning on a number of local issues such as improving the local economy and tackling the cost-of-living crisis.

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A new blueprint for Scotland’s energy system

Today the Scottish Co-operative Party launch our new paper on Scotland’s Green Energy Future. The new paper aims to provide a blueprint on how a Scottish Labour & Co-operative Government can work towards net zero while transforming the energy system.

How we’re promoting co-operative values in Hackney

As a Labour and Co-operative Mayor, I am proud that we have a budget which has committed nearly £70k into delivering our manifesto pledge of supporting the creation of co-operatives to deliver services where there is market failure and there isn’t a robust business case for insourcing. This includes areas such as social care, affordable child care, and community energy.

It’s time to unleash the power of co-operatives and mutuals.

With the right support, co-operative financial firms have the potential to provide new ideas and solutions to many of the crises and challenges we face as a country, such as the cost-of-living crisis or adapting to climate change. That’s why Labour has committed to doubling the size of the co-operative and mutual sector when in government.

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Councillors voice their concern over the Home Secretary’s inaction

Over one hundred councils in England and Scotland signed up to the Charter Against Modern Slavery. Outraged by the failure of appoint the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, councillors from the councils that have embedded the Charter into their work have written to the Home Secretary.