Party News – Co-operative Party

Worker-owned taxi co-op set to ‘Drive’ change in Cardiff

A new Cardiff taxi company with a difference – “Drive - Cardiff Taxis Co-operative” - is making headlines across the UK. This is not just another taxi company. The nine drivers who have come together to set up Drive as a worker-owned cooperative are shaking up the way taxi companies operate.

Labour & Co-operative Gain

The local elections are still a few weeks away for many Labour & Co-op Candidates, but Christopher Foxon has already been elected.

Bedford campaigns for a Labour & Co-operative Mayor

The Labour and Co-operative Parties, as two of the most powerful and successful social movements in the country, have a fantastic and exciting opportunity in the weeks ahead to make the case for our shared values, principles and politics.

Jim Arnold

Remembering Dr Jim Arnold – Preserver of New Lanark

Claudia Beamish MSP and Ged Killen MP have tabled motions to the Scottish Parliament and Westminster Parliament respectively to mark the passing of Dr Jim Arnold, former director of the New Lanark Trust and responsible for preserving the hugely important New Lanark site. Iain Macdonald, trustee of the New Lanark Heritage Trust and former Secretary General of the International Co-operative Alliance, has contributed the following obituary.

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.

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.

Five takeaways from Labour conference

The speeches in the Liverpool are over and the delegates have gone home. But after a packed few days at this year's Labour Party Conference in Liverpool, there are plenty of reasons our co-operative movement can feel positive

Unfinished Business

Coming straight after being awarded the prestigious Del Singh Memorial Award by Rt Hon Jeremy Corbyn MP for the Charter Campaign against Modern Slavery, the timing for the Co-operative Party’s Fringe on modern slavery could not have been more appropriate.