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    Ways Forward Through Co-operative Solidarity

    DAVID CONNOLLY reports from last week’s Co-operative Solidarity conference in Manchester.

    “Co-ops are at the heart of Labour’s economic programme.” That was the key message from Shadow Business Minister Rebecca Long-Bailey at the Co-operative Solidarity conference. Drawing attention to the ‘right to own’ commitment in Labour’s election manifesto last year, she said that a Labour government would give workers a legal right to buy their own company if it was put up for sale by existing owners.

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News

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Events

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Comment

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History

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