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Join the Cornwall branch of the Co-operative Party Branch as we combine a series of speeches from members representing successful local enterprises with a debate on policy.

Incorporating a tour around the Wheal Martyn Claypits and a Cornish cream tea.

Starting at 1pm, join us for coffee/tea and sandwiches while we hear from speakers:

  • Paul Martin from KABIN will speak on Community Energy and the Low energy society. This will help us consider our policy subject Climate change and the environment. KABIN is a Co-operative Development Agency for Cornwall, for more details https://kernowkabin.wordpress.com/
  • Co-op Party member Cllr. Jayne Kirkham Labour Cornwall Councillor will speak on Co-operative values on the County Council and the “Climate Change amendment
  • Mothiur Rahman, from New Economy Law and Community Chartering Network, will talk about People power and co-operation. Direct democracy, participation in deliberative process and citizens' assemblies.
  • John Boyle, Co-operative Party National Party Support & Principle 6 Officer will talk about the branch, upcoming events and lead a discussion on Co-operative Party policy on Climate Change and Creating Cohesive Communities.

The afternoon will incorporate a talk on Wheal Martyn and the Cornish China Clay Industry, with an optional tour of the workings, appropriate footwear is required.

Thank you to Party Officers Dave Doyle and Andrea Lanxon who will host the event.

Cornwall's family friendly china clay museum is in the village of Carthew, between St. Austell and Bugle on the B3274

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