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Earlier this year, we published Owning The Future: The Co-operative Plan for Recovery, and it's the big ideas contained in that report which inspired the theme of this conference.
As we slowly emerge from the Covid-19 lockdown, we are at a crossroads. We can return to the unequal economy that characterised pre-Covid Britain, or we can create something better. The last few months have shown that we can respond to crisis with kindness, and communities – not corporations – have led the way.
It's time we gave communities more ownership of the wider economy. By widening ownership, we can narrow inequality and create a new normal – one where you own your workplace, own your community and own the future.
Shadow Chancellor Anneliese Dodds
First Minister of Wales Mark Drakeford
Scottish Labour Leader Richard Leonard