Doubling the size of the co‑operative sector in our countryside

In this week's committee debate on the Government's Agriculture Bill, I argued that more co-operatives would deliver a fairer and more resilient sector which works for farmers. Our proposed amendment would provide agricultural co-operatives with the funding, support and protection they need to thrive.

September 2018
June 2018

Bringing co-operation home

In the current parliament, once we cut through the Gordian knot of Brexit, real progress could be accomplished if we as co-operators can organise effectively.

November 2017
February 2017

Postcards from Germany: an energy revolution, and how it happened

In recent months, a delegation from the Party, in partnership with FES, investigated how co-operative and mutual approaches are key to Germany’s economic success. So what are the lessons for the UK? In the first of a two part series, Communications Officer Ben West looks at what we can learn from Germany's community energy revolution. 

January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
June 2015
December 2014
September 2014
May 2014
April 2014

People Powered Power for Plymouth

In Plymouth, community energy is freeing people from fuel poverty and the extortion of the Big Six energy companies.

January 2014

Big Energy Saving Week

After a successful Big Energy Saving Week, still more needs to be done to keep energy bills under control.

December 2013

Beyond the Big Six

Energy co-operatives can deliver a better deal for consumers - but to take on the big 6, they need greater support.

June 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
July 2012