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Join co-operative councillors from across the country in Manchester for a day-long conference focusing on how co-operative approaches are being used to transform communities across the UK.

Hear from council leaders and councillors at the forefront of the co-operative councils movement, about how they’re using co-operative values to build resilient local economies and to put the voice of residents at the heart of service delivery and commissioning. You’ll also hear from representatives of organisations from across the co-operative movement who are partnering with local councils to make this co-operative vision a reality.

Confirmed speakers include

Rt Hon Andy Burnham MP – Labour Candidate for Greater Manchester Mayor; Cllr Nick Crofts – President, National Members’ Council, the Co-operative Group; Claire McCarthy – General Secretary, the Co-operative Party; The Association of British Credit Unions Ltd (ABCUL); Cllr Matt Brown – Cabinet Member for Social Justice, Inclusion & Policy on Preston Council; Neil McInroy – Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES); Cllr Judith Blake – Leader of Leeds Council; Cllr Jo Platt – Children and Young People Services, Wigan Council; Cllr Emma Daniel – Chair of Brighton Fairness Commission


Saturday, 12 November 2016
10:30 am - 5:00 pm