Jim Arnold

Remembering Dr Jim Arnold – Preserver of New Lanark

Claudia Beamish MSP and Ged Killen MP have tabled motions to the Scottish Parliament and Westminster Parliament respectively to mark the passing of Dr Jim Arnold, former director of the New Lanark Trust and responsible for preserving the hugely important New Lanark site. Iain Macdonald, trustee of the New Lanark Heritage Trust and former Secretary General of the International Co-operative Alliance, has contributed the following obituary.

Holyrood should #ThinkSprinklers

David Stewart MSP's Proposed Social Housing (Automatic Fire Suppression Systems) (Scotland) Bill needs your support

Why ownership matters

New ideas on economic policy are being applied in a practical way in Scotland, with a Labour Leadership which understands that ownership matters.

Mary Barbour – Honoured on International Women’s Day

On 8 March 2018, International Women’s Day, a statue will be unveiled to honour Mary Barbour, who led the Govan Rent Strike in 1915 and campaigned throughout her life to improve living standards for the working classes in Glasgow.

Not Part of the Job

Violence, threats and abuse are not part of anyone’s job and that is why the Scottish Co-operative Party is supporting the proposed Member’s Bill put forward by Daniel Johnson MSP in the Scottish Parliament.

A public future for Scotland’s railways

A new report by the TTSA and Common Weal is a timely and persuasive renewal of the case for public ownership.