October 2016
June 2016

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.

March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
November 2015

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. 

June 2015

Community Empowerment Bill Passed

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

March 2015

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.

January 2015
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
July 2014

Developing Cooperative Councils

A Labour & Co-operative-led Scottish Government would implement the findings of the Devolution Commission to build capacity and knowledge across local government.

May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
December 2013
November 2013