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The AGM will talk about our plans for the next year, elect new officers, reflect on activities in 2018, and hear from David Rodgers who will give a presentation on “The price of inequality and growing a sustainable Co-operative economy”.

If you cannot attend, but wish to ask a question, make a nomination or volunteer to help the branch in a role or with particular expertise, please let the officers know or email j.cameron@party.coop.  Alternatively the meeting will take nominations on the night.

Biography:  David Rodgers was born in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk in 1947.   He trained as a biology teacher at St Mary’s University College, Twickenham.  While a student he was a founder member of Sanford Housing Co-operative, New Cross.  From 1979 until he retired in 2012 David was Chief Executive of CDS Co-operatives, a registered provider of social housing, the largest Co-operative housing service agencies in England.  He also served as a member of the board of the Co-operative College, serving as vice chair of the governors and chair of the college’s audit committee.  From 2009 to 2014 he was elected president of Co-operative Housing International (formerly ICA Housing), one of the 8 sectoral bodies of the International Co-operative Alliance.

Political Career:   David was a Labour and Co-operative Councillor for LB Ealing from 2014 to 2018 and a member of the Scrutiny Review Panel on Co-operative Enterprises, you can see the final report here.  He is also a member of the Labour Housing Group.

The full agenda is:

Welcome from Chair


Election of Chair

Election of Secretary

Election of treasurer

Election of Deputy Chair

Review of 2018

Guest Speaker – David Rodgers



15th Jan
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Saffron House
273 South Street
Romford, RM1 2BE United Kingdom

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