Monthly Archives: September 2014

Cllr Jim McMahon: You say Manchester, I say GREATER Manchester

25th September, 2014 / Nicola, CCIN

By Cllr Jim McMahon Leader of Oldham Council and Leader of the LGA Labour Group Greater Manchester has a long and strong history of working together. We’ve seen our economy grow, the creation of jobs and serious investment in transport and infrastructure which has connected us all across the region and beyond. With all major parties ...

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A vision for cooperative localism

21st September, 2014 / Nicola, CCIN

The Co-operative Councils Innovation Network has been seeking to develop and articulate a vision for what we call cooperative localism. This short animation builds on our thinking and outlines a vision for a new approach to engaging with communities and delivering services to meet their needs and aspirations. It calls attention to the limitations of ...

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Cllr Andrew Burns: More democracy here please!

17th September, 2014 / Nicola, CCIN

By Cllr Andrew Burns Leader of the City of Edinburgh Council Whatever result arises from the September 2014 referendum on Scottish independence, my one-big-wish for the period following the next Holyrood elections, in May 2016, would be exactly the same … … I would wish to wake up on Friday 6th May 2016 in the midst ...

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