Blog – Page 3 – Co-operative Party

A force for good.

A third of all government spending goes on procurement. That's why working alongside the Co-operative Party, I’m seeking to ensure we properly drive the power of procurement to support the public, get the best value for money, and drive-up standards through unleashing co-operatives.

An alternative future.

The Labour Party has previously committed to work with our movement to double the size of the co-operative sector, and I am keen to see this supported again. Of course, my aim is to become the first Co-operative Party Business Secretary and the most co-operatively minded holder ever of that post.

Food and co-operation – at the very heart of Fairtrade

Supporting Fairtrade makes a real difference. It means extra income, power and support for those communities and producers, and it helps protect the future of some of our most-loved food and the planet.

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The first steps towards a sustainable future for football but the Government must hold its nerve

We’re scrutinising the detail now but, as an initial assessment, the Football Governance White Paper addresses our key concerns around protecting against bad ownership and breakaway competitions whilst seeking to distribute football’s wealth in a more equitable manner throughout the game.