Scotmid Co-operative Hosts Menopause Cafe

As part of Co-operatives Fortnight celebrations Scotmid Co-operative hosted their first Menopause Cafe, showing a concern for the welfare of their employees. Monica Lennon MSP has submitted a motion to the Scottish Parliament highlighting this event.

Exterior of the Scottish Parliament Building. Taken at around 2pm on New Year’s Day 2013. A city full of historic architecture and that has UNESCO World heritage status that contrasts with this post modern example of architecture by Enric Miralles who died before the building was completed in around 2004.The jutting shapes are ‘think pods’ for Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) to spend time in to reflect.

Co-operatives offer the opportunity to build a better world.

As a Co-operative Party MSP and the Convener of the Cross-Party Group on Co-operatives in the Scottish Parliament, I was pleased to submit a motion to the Scottish Parliament highlighting these events and the wider benefits co-operatives can bring to our society.

Call for a food champion in Renfrewshire

Food Justice campaigner and Co-operative Party candidate, Alison Ann-Dowling, highlights the work that she will do with her fellow Scottish Co-operative candidates if re-elected.

filled liquor cup

Cheers to Community Owned Whisky

Rhoda Grant MSP has tabled a motion in the Scottish Parliament welcoming the release of the first whisky produced in Dingwall in nearly one hundred years. GlenWyvis Distillery is a Community Benefit Society.

aerial view of city at daytime

A Co-operative Recovery

Today, I set out Scottish Labour's plan for our national recovery from this crisis, and I know that our national recovery must be a co-operative recovery too.