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28th January – 10:00-4pm

Our country desperately needs some fresh thinking. Come and be part of building that change at our first economy conference.

Marking the start of the Party’s Centenary year, the Conference will bring together thinkers and doers from across the co-operative and labour movements to debate and discuss the big economic issues of our time.

Sessions include:

  • The role of responsible business in creating a fairer economy
  • The Fourth Industrial Revolution: opportunity or insecurity?
  • Servants of the People: financial services that work in the interests of families and communities
  • By us, For us: Creating sustainable local economies

thumbnail of econ-conference-programme-final-webSpeakers include:

  • Tom Watson MP, Labour’s Deputy Leader
  • Constance Laisné, Co-founder, AltGen
  • Neil McInroy, Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) 
  • Kirsty Major, Commissioning Editor, Independent Voices
  • Ed Mayo, Secretary General, Co-operatives UK
  • Paul Monaghan, Director Up the Ethics, Co-founder Fair Tax Mark.
  • Frances O’Grady, General Secretary TUC
  • Deb Oxley, Chief Executive, Employee Ownership Association
  • Reema Patel, RSA, Citizens Economic Council
  • Anna Turley MP, Labour & Co-operative MP for Redcar

And a host of other speakers from across the labour and co-operative movements

Register to attend

All tickets for this Conference have now been sold – if you would like to be added to the waiting list, please email mail@party.coop


Saturday 28th Jan
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre
108 Stamford Street
London, SE1 9NH United Kingdom


The Co-operative Party
020 7367 4150