Co-operative Candidate Development Programme – News and Events – Co-operative Party


An Introduction to Digital Campaigning

Thursday 2nd February, 6pm

An Introduction to Local Government

Friday 3rd February, 12pm

An introduction to local government for those who are thinking about starting the process to becoming a Councillor. It covers what the role is about, how councils work and representing the Party.

An Audience with...Co-op Party General Secretary

Tuesday 7th February, 7:30pm

A chance for candidates to meet our General Secretary Joe Fortune and find out more about the Co-operative Party.

Preparing for a panel interview

Monday 6th February, 6pm

An interactive session to help you prepare your application for the Labour Party nomination, and gain an understanding of the panel interview.

Preparing for a selection meeting

Friday 10th February, 12pm

An interactive session to help you prepare for a selection meeting, and how you might present yourself to members.

Election Essentials

Wednesday 15th February, 5:30pm

A run through the essential elements of standing as a Labour & Co-operative Councillor

Candidate Coffee Morning

Saturday 18th February, 9:30am

Bring your own brew and meet fellow candidates for an informal get together. There will be a party officer there too in case you have any election questions.

Labour Connects

Thursday 23rd February, 6pm

Join us and the Labour Connects print team as we explore how to design and order Labour & Co-operative branded election literature.



Gareth Dowling


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