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Policy blog number 20: A new hope
At the rate we’re going, co-ops will be a powerful democratising force in the economy around the year 2120. But we can't wait 100 years. To spread the benefits of economic democracy quickly and at…
4 months ago
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Big Ben
Stella Creasy MP has tabled an amendment to the Financial Services Bill, aimed at making it easier to establish a mutual bank in the UK. Government should accept this amendment, because local mutual…
4 months ago
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Boost co-op development now
Tomorrow (25 November) the Chancellor will publish UK government’s spending plans for 2021-22. The stakes could not be higher. Job losses are at their highest since 2009, millions face poverty and…
4 months ago
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Co-operatives UK has published four ‘offers’ for building back better, aimed at a government worried about jobs and everyone working for a more just and sustainable future. 
9 months ago
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It looks like we’re heading into a deep economic and social crisis. Many livelihoods and businesses will be destroyed. But business as usual was already an unfolding catastrophe; for the planet if not…
10 months ago
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All the big players in Westminster have published their manifestos. Reading them gives us an idea of what the next government might do for co-ops. It also offers an insight into how much political…
1 year ago