KENT PARTY COUNCIL MEETING – 7TH JUNE 2014

It was agreed at the Executive Meeting on Saturday, 24 June, that due to the General Secretary, Karin Christiansen, now being unable to attend, that the meeting scheduled for the 7th June will not now be an al member/open meeting.  Every effort will be made to rearrange this for Saturday, 6th September. Once details are available, I will ensure the membership will have early notice Meantime, the meeting on the 7th June will now be for Delegates to the Party Council only.

AGM meeting

The Kent Co-operative Party held its AGM on 1 March at The Pulse in Sittingbourne with guest John Boyle in attendance. John is the Party’s Membership & Party Support Officer.

Collecting for Foodbank

Co-op Party members spend the morning of 14 December collecting for the Deal Area Foodbank at the Co-op store in Park Street Deal. Shoppers kindly donated three trolleys of food and toiletries. Pictured is Co-op Party member Clair Hawkins, Labour Parliamentary candidate for Dover & Deal.

Conference 2013

The Co-op Party annual conference this year was held in Edinburgh with the new policy discussion debating taking centre stage. Key note speakers included Ed Balls MP.

The Co-operative Party

Miners Festival

The Kent Co-op Party had a stall at the Kent Miners Festival on the bank holiday. The event was held in Elvington after being at Aylesham for the past two years.

Co-op Info Fair

During Co-operatives Fortnight the Kent Co-operative Party is holding an Information Fair on 6 July 2013 at The Pulse in Sittingbourne. Info from many co-ops including Co-operative Energy will be available plus local credit union Kent Savers will have a stall at the event.

The Pulse is at 29 Park Road Sittingbourne.