Purpose of the group

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. 

Forthcoming meetings

26 September 2018 at 6pm in the James Clerk Maxwell Room (CR4), this meeting will include the AGM

Next meeting: 27 June 2018

This meeting will be held at 6pm in the James Clerk Maxwell Room (CR4).


Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members


Co-operatives UK - secretary

Community Shares Scotland

Co-operative Development Scotland

Co-operative Education Trust Scotland

Fair Trade Sports Balls Ltd

Highland Home Carers Ltd

Scottish Agricultural Organisation Society


Social Enterprise Scotland

The Co-operative Group

Get involved

Next meeting:
27 June 2018


Tel: 0161 214 1775


James Kelly MSP

Scottish Parliament
Holyrood Road
EH99 1SP

0131 348 6510