Join Co‑operatives UK and members of the Scottish Parliament for this online meeting on Monday 1 March from 1-2pm.
About the meeting
Ahead of the Scottish Parliament elections, hear from the new CEO of Co-operatives UK, Rose Marley, on her priorities for the UK co-operative sector and manifesto asks. Representatives from SNP, Scottish Labour, Scottish Conservatives, Scottish Liberal Democrats and Scottish Greens will outline how their parties propose to help co-operatives thrive in Scotland.
This meeting will also give an opportunity to attendees to ask questions on co-operative priorities.
James Kelly MSP will outline how the Cross Party Group will take the recommendations forward.
- This meeting will take place online for 1 hour
- Talks will be delivered followed by Q&A
How much does it cost?
This meeting is FREE for both members of Co-operatives UK and non members.
What attendees will gain
Understanding how the political parties in Scotland are proposing to benefit co-operatives. A chance to hear from Co-operatives UK's new CEO, Rose Marley on her priorities for the UK co-operative sector and Scottish manifesto asks.
Who should attend?
This meeting is suitable for:
- Co-operatives based in Scotland
- Anyone planning to start a co-op in Scotland
- Those interested in the parties' manifestos
1.00pm - Welcome
1.05pm - A new co-operative approach in Scotland: Scottish Parliament elections 2021 and priorities for Co-operatives UK. Rose Marley
1.20pm - How the Scottish parties propose to help co-operatives thrive in Scotland. Representatives from each party
1.45pm - Q&A from attendees
1.55pm - Next steps. James Kelly MSP
2.00pm - Summary and close