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The Labour Policy Review have organised the following event with the Labour Finance and Industry Group and Labour in the City: How should we deal with household indebtedness? Large numbers of families use door stop and pay day lenders. The growth of the high interest, short term loan industry is matched by the squeezing of people’s wages and [...]
Today Meg Munn MP (Lab/Co-op) will call for the Government to support her ‘Co-operative Schools Bill’. Co-operative Trust Schools, launched by the last Labour Government, are a major success story. There are now hundreds of co-operative schools across England. Co-operative schools represent a co-operative response to the break-up of the education system, seen by many [...]
The Co-operative Party will be electing a new National Youth Committee this year to guide the development of Co-operative Party Youth until 2015. Members of the committee are responsible for creating and maintaining a vibrant Co-operative Party Youth presence within their region; for organising and promoting events; for driving membership; campaigning for Labour/Co-op Candidates and [...]
Local activists are organising policy forums around the country to feed into the Co-operative Party’s annual conference and next manifesto. The London Co-operative Party are running a day conference on Saturday 20 April at Lambeth Town Hall, with a morning of training for prospective candidates in next year’s London council elections looking at energy and [...]
Labour & Co-operative MP Louise Ellman and Labour & Co-operative Assembly Member Nicky Gavron are hosting an event on the Israeli co-operative movement. Danny Gavron in conversation Alternatives to the Market Society: Kibbutz, Commune, and Co-operative – Can we learn from the Israeli experience? Sponsored by Louise Ellman MP in partnership with Nicky Gavron AM [...]
Pontypridd Co-operative Party are holding a public meeting on 24 January on Co-operative Housing and Welfare Reform. The meeting will be chaired by Mick Antoniw, AM for Pontypridd and Chair of the Welsh Assembly Co-operative Group. The meeting will discuss, with the Housing Minister, the Welsh Government’s plans for co-operative housing and a discussion on [...]
The Co-operative Party and Labour Policy Review present the following event: Rebuilding Labour: Turning the Party into a political movement 6pm, Tuesday, 5 February 2013 Committee Room 10, House of Commons, Westminster SW1A 0AA The debate will address the question: How can we transform the Labour Party into a movement of ideas and political action, in order to [...]
Today in the Welsh Assembly Labour/Co-operative AM Vaughan Gething and rail expert Paul Salveson are launching a report titled ‘Rail Cymru: A People’s Railway for Wales’. This report begins to set out a vision for a railway in Wales that is owned by and for the people of Wales, bringing together communities, employees and passengers. The [...]
From Friday 30th November to Sunday 2nd December, co-operators will gather at Gilsland Spa in Cumbria for the North of England and Scotland Co-operative Party weekend school.