With less than a week to go until local elections in England, the Party's Youth Development Officer Caitlin Prowle caught up with one of the Party's younger 545 candidates, to find out more about his aspirations for the area, and the role of co-operative ideas in his politics.
At the very time when it has never been more important for Britain to invest in the skills of young people and businesses, the Government have introduced a scheme which sets back both the quality and quantity of apprenticeships on offer.
Over the past week, we've welcomed Ted Howard, founder of the Democracy Collaborative, to the UK to learn more about a model which is making policy makers across the political spectrum in the US sit up and take notice, and seeing what the lessons might be for communities the UK.
The Co-operative Party today calls for an ownership revolution in the social care sector, with carers, those who receive care, and their families represented on the company Boards of private social care providers, and given the right to own their firm when it changes hands.
With contributions by Marc Stears, Ruth Yeoman, Tom Watson MP, Mathew Lawrence, Reema Patel and Tony Greenham, Jennifer Tankard, Baroness Dianne Hayter, Richard Murphy, Cliff Mills, Richard Pennycook, and Ed Mayo.