April 2017
March 2017
January 2017
Blog

Why I became Britain’s youngest co-operative councillor

Nathan Burns

Nominated by Ealing Branch; London Party; Waltham Forest Branch

Co-operative approaches could help solve some of the biggest problems faced by Lancaster’s student population - and as its newest councillor, I'll be working to build the City into a real stronghold of co-operative activity

November 2016
August 2016
April 2016
Blog

Co-operation at all levels

James Scott

With the transfer of powers to city regions, there's an opportunity for the growth of co-operation and for local people to have an increased say on the services they depend. We must be ready to seize these opportunities.

January 2016
June 2015
Blog

Community Empowerment Bill Passed

Claudia Beamish

Member of the Scottish Parliament on the South of Scotland list and Shadow Minister for Environment and Climate Change

On Wednesday in the Scottish Parliament the Community Empowerment Bill passed its final stages and became law.

November 2014
Blog

Labour’s Local Offer

Richard McCready

Political Officer

This week's Fabian Society and NLGN leaflet sets out an exciting vision for local government - and it's clear that co-operative and mutual approaches have an important role to play.

July 2014
Blog

Developing Cooperative Councils

Sarah Boyack

A Labour & Co-operative-led Scottish Government would implement the findings of the Devolution Commission to build capacity and knowledge across local government.

March 2014
Blog

Scottish Procurement Bill

Co-operative Party

The Bill provides a golden opportunity to support co-op enterprises across Scotland. But Nicola Sturgeon is standing in the way.

May 2013
March 2013
January 2013
November 2012
June 2012
Blog

Rural Themes

David Drew

Labour & Co-operative Parliamentary Candidate for Stroud

What do Labour and Co-operative Parties need to do to connect with rural voters?

November 2009
September 2009
March 2007
February 2007
Blog

A co-operative agenda for Wales

This weekend has seen the Welsh Labour Party Conference in Llandudno, where Rhodri Morgan, Tony Blair and colleagues have been setting out Labour's vision for Wales ahead of the Assembly elections in May, while the Co-operative Party have launched its new manifesto - a Co-operative Agenda for Wales 2007.

January 2007
Blog

Archived: Goodbye Leeds

Tonight, at midnight, the UK's oldest independent co-operative society, the Leeds Co-operative Society, will be wound up and its assets transferred to United Co-operatives.

November 2006