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Gareth Thomas MP, Chair of the Co-operative Party, made his annual address to Labour Party Conference last week in Manchester. Watch Gareth’s speech here or read it below: Conference, banking and the City have become bywords in the public’s mind for excess and scandal. Former Chief Executive of Barclays Bank, Bob Diamond, is said to [...]
This morning, the Co-operative Party gathered alongside City journalists, residents of Tower Hamlets and representatives of the financial mutual sector to hear Ed Miliband give a speech at the London HQ of the Co-operative Bank. His speech, broadcast live, set out his vision of real change for Britain’s banks. Ed opened his speech by praising [...]
Chair of the Scottish Co-operative Party Mary Lockhart addressed the Scottish Labour Party Conference in Dundee last week with a message underlining the strength of the co-operative movement and the relationship between the two parties. Read her speech below. Chair, Comrades – thank you for inviting your sister Party, the Scottish Co-operative Party, to address [...]
Former Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown – the first ever to be a Co-operative Party member – was the keynote speaker at the World Credit Union Conference that took place in Glasgow this weekend with 1,400 attendees from 50 countries. Gordon called on credit unions to set the agenda for a financial system based on the [...]
Meg Hillier MP, Shadow Energy & Climate Change Secretary and Chair of the Co-operative Parliamentary Group, gave a speech to BusinessGreen tonight. In her speech, Meg outlined Labour’s commitment to a green economy and green jobs, reducing energy dependence and helping people with rising energy prices. She advocated renewables especially on-shore wind and, above all, [...]