Seminar: The future of the Co-operative ideal

Date / 2nd July 2014

Time / 6.00pm

Location / Portcullis House, London, SW1A 2LW

Seminar: The future of the Co-operative idea

With
Liz Kendall MP, Shadow Minister for Care and Older People
Cllr Jim McMahon, Leader of Oldham Council and Chair of CCIN
Cllr Sharon Taylor OBE, Leader of Stevenage Council and member of Labour’s Local Government Innovation Taskforce
Sarah Marsh, Journalist for the Local Government Network, the Guardian (Chair)

The event is being kindly hosted by Steve Reed MP, who is the honorary president of the CCIN.

The Co-operative Councils Innovation Network (CCIN) is delighted to host a Parliamentary event to explore how the co-operative idea can have a new future as the basis of people powered localism.  There are now over 20 Councils in CCIN and they are all committed to developing new models for giving communities power and ownership over local public services as well as enabling the creation of new social enterprises.

The event will take place from 18.00pm on Wednesday 2nd July in the Thatcher Room of the Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London SW1A 0AA 

For additional information, please contact abigail.melville@rsa.org.uk

If you are interested in attending the event, please contact atif.shafique@rsa.org.uk or register at the following link: http://bit.ly/SPOasz