Building local ownership – Co-operative Party
Building Local Ownership

We’ve seen it all before. The local pub bought up and converted into luxury flats; the local football club gutted and forced to sell off their ground; the local high street blighted by vacant shops.

Communities up and down the UK are facing these challenges – but they’re already fighting back.

Across the UK, communities are coming together to buy at-risk pubs, shops, and other local assets, and revive them through local ownership. All they need is real power and real funding to take back control of the places and spaces they love.

That's why we're calling on the Government to create a UK-wide Community Right to Buy, giving local community groups a right to buy assets of community value when they come up for sale – and increase the support and funding available to help them do it.

To help us make this a reality, sign your name now to join our campaign for local ownership and back our call for a Community Right to Buy, so that communities can have real ownership of the places they call home.

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