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The theme for the Co-operative Party’s fringe at Labour Party Conference last week was the People’s Rail campaign, with Louise Ellman MP, Lord Berkeley of the Rail Freight Group, Peter Hunt and transport journalist Christian Wolmar. Of course, The People’s Rail has been about making Network Rail more responsive to the public’s needs through a [...]
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Peter Hunt, General Secretary of the Co-operative Party, was one of 100 influential progressives who signed a letter to the Guardian today in support of Ken Livingstone‘s campaign to be Mayor of London. Joining figures like Billy Bragg, Sunder Katwala of the Fabians and Neal Lawson of Compass, their letter calls for progressive politics, the [...]
As the Co-op News reports, Peter Hunt has announced that he will be stepping down as General Secretary of the Co-operative Party at the end of the month. Peter will continue to work with the co-operative and mutual sector, particularly with Mutuo, the mutual think tank and consultancy. Peter’s ten years at the helm of [...]
Following the announcement by David Cameron that he would set up a Conservative Co-operative Movement, with an appointed chair, we haven’t seen much action, not even the hoped-for pamphlet on setting up food co-ops… So it’s good to see back to back BBC interviews with the rival faces of the co-op movement: Cameron’s chap Jesse [...]
Progress carries the following article from the General Secretary of the Co-operative Party, Peter Hunt: Cameron’s support for co-operatives is a cynical political stunt01 December 2007 So David Cameron is a co-operator. He reveres the memory of the Rochdale Pioneers, can invoke the spirit of community collectivism and believes that it all belongs to the [...]