CCIN Annual Review – 2021-2022

  • 8th Nov 2022

Highlights of the Year

By the end of July 2022, there were 34 Full Council Members, 22 Associate Members (including ten Town and Parish Councils), and 44 Affiliate Members.  Co-operative Council Members (excluding GMCA) represent 9.5m citizens and a controllable budget of £15.7bn.  There are also 21 Supporters, both individuals and organisations.

CCIN’s profile has continued to grow, and there has been a marked increase in interest in the valuable contribution that the Network’s Members are making to municipal policy development, particularly in a post-Covid world.

Highlights include:

  • Positioned the CCIN as the fastest growing ‘cross-sector’ Network in local government
  • The Leaders and Cooperative Leads Group articulated what it means to be a Cooperative Council
  • Session to promote Regional Cooperative Banks
  • Launched new website
  • Funded three Policy Labs & one Policy Prototype
  • Shared over 420 Case Studies with a new Case Studies Pack
  • Launched three Policy Lab Reports
    • Understanding the Digital Divide
    • Cooperative Approaches to Reaching Net Zero
    • Cooperative Difference in Care
  • Produced a pamphlet for events introducing the CCIN and its Policy Labs
  • Approved revised CCIN Constitution


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