Martin Tiedemann

Labour & Co-operative Councillor and former Head of Development & Communications at the Co-operative Party


Martin Tiedemann was Head of Development & Communications of the Co-operative Party until 2013. He led the Party’s recent campaigns, The People’s Rail to reform Network Rail and The Feeling’s Mutual to remutualise the failed banks.

Martin is a Labour & Co-operative councillor in the London Borough of Lambeth and was previously a Labour & Co-operative councillor in the London Borough of Croydon 1998-2006, leading on community environmental and transport matters. He worked for Geraint Davies MP.

Martin is an elected member of the South London Area Committee of the Co-operative Group and the South East Values & Principles Committee. He serves as Co-chair of the Socialist Society, SERA – the Labour Environment Campaign, and is an activist in Streatham CLP and Lambeth Co-operative Party. He has been a Constituency Labour Party Secretary and was Secretary of Croydon Co-operative Party for several years. He is a member of the GMB, the Fabian Society and the London Cycling Campaign.