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Use growing ‘co-op consensus’ to shape post-Brexit UK economy, say Labour figures, business and academics

On Saturday the Co-operative Party publishes ‘In Our Interests: building an economy for all’ a collection of essays from leading figures from the labour and co-operative movements, academics and business leaders.  

City deals must drive power beyond city halls to be successful

The Government’s push to devolve power to city and county regions will only be successful if it drives power beyond town halls and into local communities.

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Local government must play leading role in helping residents avoid debt trap

Councils can play a key role in supporting the growth of ethical alternatives to so-called ‘legal loansharks’, says new guide published jointly by the Co-operative Party and the Association of British Credit Unions (ABCUL).

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Time for an ‘ownership revolution’ in social care

The Co-operative Party today calls for an ownership revolution in the social care sector, with carers, those who receive care, and their families represented on the company Boards of private social care providers, and given the right to own their firm when it changes hands.

A response to recent media reports

The Co-operative Party has issued the following statement in response to recent media speculation surrounding its relationship with the Labour Party

Co-operative Party Nominates Luciana Berger for Liverpool Regional Mayor

The North West North Co-operative Party has backed Luciana Berger MP's bid to become Mayor of Liverpool City Region

Welsh Co-operative AMs Mark Progress this Co-operatives Fortnight

This Co-operatives Fortnight, the Party's Welsh Assembly members have been working to highlight the growth of the Welsh co-operative movement in recent years, and urging the Welsh government to continue pushing forward in its support.