CCIN Annual Review – 2022-2023

  • 20th Sep 2023

Highlights of the Year

By the end of July 2023, there were 45 Full Council Members, 23 Associate Members (including twelve Town, Parish & Community Councils), and 49 Affiliate Members. Co-operative Council Members (excluding GMCA) represent 11.7m citizens and control a budget of £19.3bn. 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:

  • The number of Full Member Councils has increased by almost one third, from 34 to 45 Councils
  • Four Opposition Groups in our Associate Members took control of their council in May 2023 and have transitioned into Full Council members
  • The CCIN is the fastest-growing cross-sector Network in local government
  • Bestowed the titles of Honorary Vice President on Jim McMahon OBE, MP and Baroness Sharon Taylor OBE
  • Funded four Policy Labs & five Policy Prototypes
  • Published 478 Case Studies on our website:
  • Organised a Study Visit to Mondragon
  • Launched three Policy Lab Reports
    • –  Cooperation at the Grassroots
    • –  Growing an Inclusive Cooperative Economy
    • –  Community Economic Development Plans

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