Purpose of the group

<p><span>To provide a platform for MSPs and others with an interest in co-operation and mutuality to increase awareness of the co-operative model and its contribution to Scotland's social and economic development, promote co-operation as a vital component of Scotland's future, and to work with the Scottish Government, Co-Operative Development Scotland and the sector to identify how best to sustain existing co-operative and mutual groups and to encourage an increase in co-operative working in Scotland</span>.</p>


<ul> <li><a href="/CrossPartyGroups/Co-Operatives/Minutes_20130529.pdf">Minutes of Meeting 29 May 2013 (217KB pdf)</a> </li> <li><a href="/CrossPartyGroups/Co-Operatives/minutes_20140401.pdf">Minutes of Meeting 1 April 2014 (222KB pdf)</a> </li> <li><a href="/CrossPartyGroups/Co-Operatives/minutes_20140624.pdf">Minutes of Meeting 24 June 2014 (220KB pdf)</a> </li> <li><a href="/CrossPartyGroups/Co-Operatives/Minutes_20150625.pdf">Minutes of Meeting 25 June 2015 (218KB pdf)</a> </li> <li><a href="/CrossPartyGroups/Co-Operatives/Co-operatives_20160223.pdf">Minutes of Meeting 23 February 2016 (336KB pdf)</a> </li> </ul>

Annual Return/Report

<ul> <li><a href="/CrossPartyGroups/Registration forms/Co-operatives.pdf">Registration Form (566KB pdf)</a></li> <li><a href="/CrossPartyGroups/Co-Operatives/Co-operatives.pdf">Annual Return 26 July 2013 (82KB pdf)</a> </li> <li><a href="/CrossPartyGroups/Annual Returns/Co-ops_2014.pdf">Annual Return 19 August 2014 (164KB pdf)</a></li> <li><a href="/CrossPartyGroups/Annual Returns/Co_Op_2015.pdf">Annual Return 23 July 2015 (164KB pdf)</a>  </li> </ul>

Group Officers

Group Members


<span style="line-height: 115%;"> <p>Co-operatives UK - Secretariat</p> <p>Co-operative Development Scotland</p> <p>Co-operative Education Trust Scotland</p> <p>Drumchapel Housing Co-operative</p> <p>Fair Trade Sports Balls Ltd</p> <p>Highland Home Carers Ltd</p> <p>Lister Housing Co-operative Ltd</p> <p>Scottish Agricultural Organisation Society</p> <p>Scotmid</p> <p>Social Enterprise Scotland</p> <p>Supporters Direct</p> <p>The Co-operative Group</p> </span>