Centenary Banner at New Lanark

New Lanark’s pivotal role in the history of the co-operative movement is marked by its inclusion on the Co-operative Party’s new banner created to mark its centenary. 

Calling time on nuisance callers

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.

Scotland’s Credit Unions have a lot to celebrate

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

Co-operative MSPs Mark Co-operatives Fortnight

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.

Portpatrick Harbour

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

Community Empowerment Bill Passed

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

Backing fairtrade footballs in Glasgow

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.