Tackling inter-generational inequality through co-operation
A mutual approach to students' unions
As a 16 year old in Wales, I’ll be a first time voter this May. This is a prospect I find incredibly exciting - and I hope decision makers will value the youth voice with the gravity it deserves.
The young people we spoke to all agreed on one thing – from buses to broadband, young people in our communities are being left behind.
Government inaction has already put the childcare sector under unnecessary strain – proper engagement on how we move forward with the sector is now essential.
For too long, the needs of young people have been pushed to the bottom of the political agenda. The Co-operative Party is changing that.
This month Student Co-op Homes have launched a share offer to radically change the face of student housing for the better.
The United Kingdom is one of the richest countries on earth. Our economy consistently ranks in the top 10 for size and development, and our richest populations increased their wealth by £66 billion in the last year alone. Take a look inside our country’s classrooms however and you will find a very different story.
Co-operative politics is about sharing power and giving a voice to ordinary people on the decisions that impact them. Wales is leading the way, with new legislation introduced to the Welsh Assembly this week to give 16- and 17-year-olds the vote - and it's time for Westminster to do the same.
Shadow Early Years Minister Tracy Brabin has been exploring co-operative approaches to creating more affordable, inclusive and accountable childcare provision
Another Co-op Party Conference has come and gone, but we all left Bristol bursting with ideas and ambitions. Young people in particular were left with plenty to think about.
Today Parliament will debate a Bill tabled by Labour & Co-operative MP Jim McMahon, which could see an end to the block on votes for 16 and 17 year-olds. Here, two members of the Co-operative Party Youth Committee share their thoughts on the Bill.
The time has come to create a national body for student housing co-operatives. With your help, we can make it happen.
This National Apprenticeships Week, a report by the Co-operative Group is bringing the opinions and voices of young people into the conversation.
Play your part and help our work in engaging a new generation in politics and co-ops