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About Co-operatives UK
Co-operatives UK is the national trade body that campaigns for co-operation and works to promote, develop and unite co-operative enterprises.
Co-operatives UK has a unique role as a trade association for co-operatives, bringing together all those with a passion and interest in co-operative action.
Working to promote the co-operative alternative across many sectors of the economy from high street consumer-owned co-operatives to pubs and football clubs, healthcare to agriculture, credit unions to community owned shops.
Together the co-operative economy is worth some £35.6 billion and has 13.5 million members. Co-operatives are the largest membership movement in the country. Read the Co-operative Economy 2012 report
Co-operatives UK is headed up by its Secretary General, Ed Mayo. Meet the Co-operatives UK's team.
Click here to learn more about the history of the co-operative movement.