Blog – Page 3 – Co-operative Party

Across the World, co-operatives are helping to close the Gender Gap

This week, to mark International Women’s Day 2019, the Co-operative Party Women’s Network hosted an event exploring how co-operatives have succeeded in empowering women to bring about sustainable change to their communities around the world.

Rebuilding Common Decency

Whether in policy or how we do politics, common decency seems further away than ever. That's why we must all recommit ourselves to building a politics we can all be proud of.

A new era of co-operation in Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester has a proud tradition of co-operation and an already thriving co-operative sector. The launching of the Co-operative Commission is another important step towards building a better, stronger and more co-operative society.

A co-operative future for childcare

Shadow Early Years Minister Tracy Brabin has been exploring co-operative approaches to creating more affordable, inclusive and accountable childcare provision

Oxford race ahead in cutting emissions

Time is running out to prevent a climate catastrophe. Global emissions show few signs of slowing down, hitting unprecedented levels in 2018. It is a timely that the Co-op Party has launched its policy consultation on climate change, energy and environment. Take a look at what Oxford are doing and share your thoughts.

Stronger than ever

At the end of another tumultuous year in politics, some good news: there's a voice for your values, and it's stronger than ever.

Co-operators in the House

Just a year after it was established, the Co-operative Party elected its first MP with Alfred Waterson winning the Kettering seat at the December 1918 election. Now his achievement is being recognised with a portrait in Parliament.

The case for reforming private renting

Based on conversations with Britain's growing army of private renters, IPPR's latest report is a timely reminder of the scale of the crisis—one that co‑operative solutions can play a key role in solving.

Doubling the size of the co‑operative sector in our countryside

In this week's committee debate on the Government's Agriculture Bill, I argued that more co-operatives would deliver a fairer and more resilient sector which works for farmers. Our proposed amendment would provide agricultural co-operatives with the funding, support and protection they need to thrive.