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.

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.

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.

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.