Public transport run in the public interest, not for private profit
A mutually run, publicly accountable Network Rail
An ownership model which puts maximising shareholder benefit first has been shown to be a poor deal for the travelling public in Scotland.
A new Cardiff taxi company with a difference – “Drive - Cardiff Taxis Co-operative” - is making headlines across the UK. This is not just another taxi company. The nine drivers who have come together to set up Drive as a worker-owned cooperative are shaking up the way taxi companies operate.
Labour needs to be very cautious that in ending rail privatisation we are not simply holding the assets on ice for the Tories to re-privatise later.
Luke Pollard MP highlights damage to this vital service in Westminster Hall debate.
The Co-operative Party, Labour’s sister Party, has today published detailed proposals for new models of democratic public ownership for key industries including water, energy and rail.
Three years ago today, the Conservative Government privatised the publicly-owned East Coast Trains. The years since are a reminder of why only democratic public ownership is fit to deliver the railway the travelling public deserve
In a debate on Tuesday, Co-operative Party MPs called on the government to give not-for-profit community transport the recognition it deserves, and to do more to safeguard such routes from disastrous regulatory changes being promoted by commercial firms.
Upcoming changes in Department for Transport regulation could put an end to dozens of community-run bus services, a report by the Transport Select Committee has found
Tens of thousands of vulnerable people rely on the unsung heroes of community transport. But changes in regulation could take them off the road for good.
After a year of work by local Labour & Co-operative councillors to save local bus services for the community, the People’s Bus service in Witney carries its first passengers today
The Scottish Co-operative Party offers Transport Secretary its plan for a 'Peoples Railway' as solution to ScotRail woes
Scotland has some of the most profit-driven and privatised buses in the World. It's time for us all to work together to put passenger voice back at the heart of our transport system.
The government has been challenged in the House of Lords to give communities new legal powers over bus services in their areas, including new rights over routes at risk of closure.
After the Dutch operator of Scotland’s railway services revealed how it uses profits from ScotRail to subsidise services in its own country, Co-operative MSPs are calling for a re-think that puts passengers before profit
The Co-operative Party's candidate for Liverpool Metro Mayor promises to overhaul the region's transport by increasing the role of not-for-profit and co-operative bus operators.
Bus routes can be just as much the lifeblood of communities as pubs, post offices and playing fields - so why shouldn't local people have the same powers to protect them?
Policy and research manager for Campaign for National Parks
As the Lords debate changes in the law that would require bus companies to consult communities before changing routes, Ruth Bradshaw of Campaign for National Parks explains what the changes would mean for some of our most special places.
A voice for passengers is missing from the Government's Bus Services Bill. Co-operative Peers are working to put it back in.
Faced with cuts to their local bus service, residents in David Cameron's constituency of Witney are working to create a co-operative-based alternative.
Rail passengers aren't consumers who can choose one brand of train or station over another. Far from it - we're fish in a barrel waiting to be shot at.
With loneliness described as a 'public health crisis', the Party and co-operative movement are working together to ensure the issue receives the attention it deserves
Over the past 20 years, the richest 10% have had their transport subsidised 4 times more than the poorest 10%. And yet it's the poorest who rely on public transport most.
Today Daniel Zeichner spoke in Parliament about the need for not-for-profit buses
Access to transport is every bit as important as healthcare and education in tackling inequality
As we know bus services are vital. They are vital for many reasons, whether it is access to work, family or education.
A future Labour & Co-operative government has committed to a publicly-owned People's Scotrail
Full text of speech given in House of Commons by Andy Sawford introducing his 10 minute rule bill on rail ownership.