244. Ged Devlin, Co-operatives UK

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Coop Name: Co-operatives UK N° of Employees: 32
City: Manchester N° of Members: 699
Country: United Kingdom Year of formation: 1889
Website: http://www.uk.coop Twitter: Link
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Co-operatives UK is the national trade body that campaigns for co-operation and works to promote, develop and unite co-operative enterprises.We have a unique role as a trade association for co-operatives. We aim to bring together all those with a passion and interest in co-operative action.We work to promote the co-operative alternative across many sectors of the economy from high street consumer-owned co-operatives to pubs and football clubs, healthcare to agriculture, credit unions to community owned shops.Together the co-operative economy is worth some £33.5 billion and has 12.9 million members. Co-operatives are the largest membership movement in the country.Co-operatives UK is headed up by its Secretary General, Ed Mayo.

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“I cooperate because helping coops to get started gives me hope for a future that is sustainable and ethical,” Ged, Legal Officer Co-operatives UK.

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