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December 2016
Blog

Calling time on nuisance callers

Labour and Co-operative MSP for Glasgow

Our co-operative movement has long been at the forefront of protecting consumers - and it's time for co-operators to take the lead in tackling nuisance calls.
November 2016
Blog

Scotland’s Credit Unions have a lot to celebrate

Member of the Scottish Parliament on the South of Scotland list and Shadow Minister for Environment and Climate Change

Co-operative Party MSPs have tabled a motion in the Scottish Parliament commemorating the 25th anniversary of Lanarkshire Credit Union
October 2016
June 2016
Blog

Co-operative MSPs Mark Co-operatives Fortnight

Johann has been a Labour and Co-operative MSP in Glasgow for the last 16 years. During that time, Johann served as a Scottish Executive Minister and Leader of the Scottish Labour Party. Johann currently sits on the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee and is involved with various cross-party groups. Prior to being elected in 1999,

Co-operatives have a long and distinguished history in Scotland - but it is important that the Scottish Government and local authorities look to promote co-operatives in twenty-first century Scotland too.
March 2016
February 2016
Blog

Scottish Parliament List Selections Announced

Co-operative Party

The Scottish Labour Party has announced its list candidates for May's Scottish Parliament elections, with the following Co-operative Party candidates on the list:
January 2016
November 2015
Blog

Portpatrick Harbour

Political Officer

Claudia Beamish MSP for the South of Scotland spoke recently in the Scottish Parliament in praise of the Portpatrick Harbour Trust Community Benefit Society. 
June 2015
Blog

Community Empowerment Bill Passed

Member of the Scottish Parliament on the South of Scotland list and Shadow Minister for Environment and Climate Change

On Wednesday in the Scottish Parliament the Community Empowerment Bill passed its final stages and became law.
March 2015
Blog

Backing fairtrade footballs in Glasgow

Political Officer

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.