Briefing:
Co-operative Party Annual Conference 2023

From:
Issy Oozerally
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Published:
21st March 2023
Last updated:
23rd May 2023
Printed:
16th April 2024
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Following a strategic review in November 2022 by the Co-operative Party NEC, 2023 sees the start of a new two-year rolling programme of online then in-person Annual Conferences. With in-person Regional, Scottish, Wales and North Ireland conferences taking place in the alternate years.

Date

The 2023 Annual Conference of the Co-operative Party will take place online-only and will be livestreamed on the Co-op Party’s website on Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th September.

Venue:

Online-only.  Do note:

  • Parliamentary reports from Westminster, Holyrood and Cardiff Bay will take place on Zoom during the evenings of Mon 18, Tue 19 & Wed 20 September
  • Other fringe events will take place on Zoom during the evenings of Mon 25, Tue 26 & Wed 27 Sept
Conference timeline:

Fri 13 Jan:            Policy consultation sent to all members & PCs

Fri 9 June:           Deadline for submission of organisational motions to Annual Conference & policy submissions

W/C 4 July:         Preliminary Annual Conference agenda circulated (organisational motions, membership subscriptions & rule changes) to Secretaries Party Councils & Subscribing Societies for consultation

Fri 1 Sept:            deadline for responses to Rule Changes; Organisational motion amendments + nominations for Achievement Award and Conference Arrangement Committee candidates.

Fri 8 Sept:            Closing date for delegate registration

w/c 18 Sept:       Party Council delegation meet ups

Mon 18 Sept:     Westminister (tbc) Parliamentary report on Zoom, 6pm

Tues 19 Sept:     Holyrood (tbc) Parliamentary report on Zoom, 6pm

Wed 20 Sept:     Senedd Cymru (tbc) report on Zoom 6pm

Sat 23 Sept:     Online-only Annual Conference Day 1, 10am-4pm

Sun 24 Sept:   Online-only Annual Conference Day 2, 10 am-4pm

Mon 25 Sept   Networks Report on Zoom, 6-7pm:

Networks Report on Zoom, 7-8pm:

Tues 26 Sept:  Networks Report Zoom, 6-7pm:

Networks Report on Zoom, 7-8pm:

Wed 27 Sept:  Networks Report on Zoom, 6-7pm:

If you have any questions about the Annual Conference, please contact Issy Oozeerally, Events Officer at events@party.coop.

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Issy Oozeerally, Events Officer

Issy Oozeerally