Action in Kent

The Party’s campaign against modern slavery is getting traction in Kent.

Co-op Party member Cllr Alan Baldock tweeted this: Very Very pleased – tonight CCC P&R Committee took on changes to a new anti-slavery policy matching it to the @CoopParty Charter Against Modern Day Slavery – Hope CCC will now proudly sign the Charter joining dozens of UK Councils @Labour4C

Canterbury branch news

The Canterbury branch had a successful and well attended meeting today, pictured below.

Members made plans for a street stall to highlight the Co-op Party’s campaign against modern slavery. Details can be found on the Co-op Party’s website at www.party.coop and on the Facebook feed (on the right of this page).

Summer 2018

The summer months have been spent planning our all member meeting planned for 1 September.

The Dover & Deal branch held a successful Strwaberry Tea on 21 July and the Dartford branch had a stall at the Dartford Festival, picture below.

Party Council AGM

The Kent Party Council held its Annual General Meeting at the weekend in Sittingbourne with a few changes to the Executive Committee.

Doreen Wise brought along the award she and her husband David were jointly  presented to recognise their contribution to the Party.

Pictured are Doreen and the Chair of the Kent Party, Jeanette Timmins.

Fairtrade Fortnight 2018

Fairtrade Fortnight runs until 11 March. Our Co-op Party members have been busy supporting the campaign and events across Kent, with the Dartford branch collecting signatures for a petition and the Dover & Deal branch donating Fairtrade footballs to schools.

Making plans for 2018

The Executive Committee of the Kent Co-op Party came together on 17 February with members from the Ashford and Canterbury branches to finalise the details of our upcoming AGM and to set out plans for campaigning and policy discussions for the year.

We are planning on a campaign on Fairtrade this spring and will be organising policy discussions across Kent.

Party Council meeting

The Kent Co-op Party marked the 100th Anniversay with a round up of the year and a report from the Cenenary Conference.

We also had a presentation from Co-operative Energy. Pictured are Jeanette Timmins, the Secretary of the Kent Co-op Party, and Co-operative Energy’s Tim Cunliffe.