Campaigning across Croydon
The Co-operative Party is the political arm of the Co-operative Movement.
The Co-operative Party has an electoral agreement with Labour which enables candidates to stand as Labour and Co-operative representatives in General, European and Local elections.
The Co-operative Party aims to:
The Co-operative party is the second largest centre left party and has representation in both Houses of Parliament, the Scottish Parliament and the Welsh and London Assemblies, as well as over 350 local councillors.
The Co-operative Movement includes co-operatives and mutuals that operate in all sectors of the economy and society. It covers a wide range of businesses and services to meet diverse economic, social and cultural needs. From food production and retailing to banking and financial services, co-operation in the 21st century has moved into areas as diverse as housing and care provision and leisure and sport.
Unlike their capitalist competitors, co-operatives are driven by more than the pursuit of profit. Whilst they strive to be successful co-operative businesses, they are run according to a set of values and principles and are grounded in the communities they serve.
You can find out more about the Co-operative party by clicking here (nationally)
The Croydon Branch is active and meets 6 times a year. Get in touch via the branch Secretary: Councillor Wayne Lawlor firstname.lastname@example.org
The Co-operative Party calls for the creation of a 'People's Railway', owned by and for the people of Scotland
Energy co-operatives can deliver a better deal for consumers - but to take on the big 6, they need greater
For over 150 years the co-operative movement has been working for a fairer society; championing the rights of consumers, building
There is more to do to create a health service based on genuine mutuality between the professionals and the public.
The Co-operative Party is very sad to learn of the death of Scottish Labour and Co-operative MSP Helen Eadie. Helen