Nominated by Ealing Branch; London Party; Waltham Forest Branch
13th January 2017
Co-operative approaches could help solve some of the biggest problems faced by Lancaster’s student population - and as its newest councillor, I'll be working to build the City into a real stronghold of co-operative activity
Councils can play a key role in supporting the growth of ethical alternatives to so-called ‘legal loansharks’, says new guide published jointly by the Co-operative Party and the Association of British Credit Unions (ABCUL).
With the transfer of powers to city regions, there's an opportunity for the growth of co-operation and for local people to have an increased say on the services they depend. We must be ready to seize these opportunities.
People often question what difference being a ‘Co-operative Council’ makes. Glasgow City Council has a very interesting answer to that question especially in relation to promoting a fairtrade sports goods co-operative.