Why I became Britain’s youngest co-operative councillor

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
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016

Co-operation at all levels

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.

March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
June 2015

Community Empowerment Bill Passed

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

March 2015

Backing fairtrade footballs in Glasgow

People often question what difference being a ‘Co-operative Council’ makes.  Glasgow City Council has a very interesting answer to that question especially in relation to promoting a fairtrade sports goods co-operative.

November 2014

Labour’s Local Offer

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

Developing Cooperative Councils

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

May 2014
April 2014

Local elections

Alongside the European elections, hundreds of co-operators will be standing in local council elections across England. Here's how you can get involved.

March 2014
May 2013