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Co-operative Party member and Liverpool City Council Cabinet member Cllr Nick Small reports on the Mayor of Liverpool’s £1m investment in credit unions. In May Joe Anderson was elected as Liverpool’s first City Mayor. One of his main pledges was to invest £1m in Liverpool’s credit unions to tackle legal loan sharking (£700,000 of the [...]
As the Co-operative Party meets in London for its annual conference, there are few areas that are creating more excitement within the movement than the co-operative councils agenda. There’s a genuine sense that local government is the perfect place to be putting co-operative values back into action. Back in July we launched our Co-operative Councils [...]
Liverpool City Council is one of the founder members of the Co-operative Councils Network just launched by Ed Miliband in Rochdale Town Hall. The Network is a group of like-minded Labour Councils who want to progress the principles of mutualism and cooperation in our local areas. The savage cuts being imposed on a city like Liverpool by [...]