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The Co-operative Councils’ Innovation Network has four types of membership; each type of membership must be applied for under the process as set from time to time by the Executive Oversight Committee and the Values and Principles Board:

Full Members 

Comprising:

  1. Local councils (Unitary, County, District and Borough) in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales
  2. Combined authorities and Police and Crime Commissioners

Associate Members

Comprising:

  1. Town and Parish Councils in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales
  2. Groups of elected representatives engaged in local councils (Unitary, County, District and Borough) in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales:
  • Minority administrations of local councils where opposition parties block membership and the administration therefore joins as a political group
  • Opposition groups that will seek to become a Full Member if they take control of their local authority

3. Other elected authorities:

  • The devolved administrations of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Local and regional government within Europe and beyond

Affiliate Members

Non-governmental organisations and corporations wishing to show their support and engage in the processes of developing innovative Co-operative Councils

Supporters

Individuals wishing to show their support and engage in the processes of developing innovative Co-operative Councils

Membership fees are calculated according to the category of membership, this category will also determine the range of services that can be accessed by each member.

Full Member application process and Application Form for FULL Membership

Associate Membership application process and Associate Membership Application Form

Affiliate Membership Application Process and Affiliate Membership Application Form

Supporter application process and Application Form for Supporter Scheme

Membership Benefits

Membership Fees

To find out more contact: comms@councils.coop.

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