Blog – Page 2 – Co-operative Party

The Chris Herries Development Programme is empowering women by sharing her memory and values to the next generation.

The training delivered through Labour Women's Network focused on the feminist giants of the Co-operative Party's history and how to reflect these values in our own leadership. We were encouraged to push ourselves to think more strategically and to bring out the best in those with whom we work.

the big ben clock tower towering over the city of london

A Co-operative King’s Speech

The King’s Speech provides the opportunity for a government to set out an ambitious legislative agenda, which would help deliver the change the UK so desperately needs. We hope the King’s Speech is not another wasted opportunity to deliver the change Britain deserves.

From Snowfall to Trailblazers: A Journey of Resilience and Triumph

Our family's journey, from my father's arrival in snowy 1960 to our achievements today, mirrors the journey of many immigrant families. It's a testament to resilience, hard work, and the belief that no matter where you come from, with determination and support, you can achieve greatness.

It’s time to reform our leasehold system.

The recent Labour Party conference has confirmed the Party’s policy of replacing the leasehold system by making the commonhold form of freehold title the default tenure.  The 5 million leaseholders who live in England and Wales , often in marginal constituencies , will welcome such a proposal. Virtually all the English-speaking world has done away with the leasehold system.

Call for action on Retail Crime

Urgent action is needed to protect shopworkers in Scotland. Along with Daniel Johnson MSP, the Scottish Co-operative Party has signed a letter to the new Chief Constable of Police Scotland calling for action to protect retail workers. We want to make sure that the powers achieved through Daniel Johnson's Protection of Workers Act are used to protect retail workers in Scotland.