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Co-operatives

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — International Development – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 23rd May 2018.

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Photo of Alex Norris Alex Norris Labour/Co-operative, Nottingham North 12:00 am, 23rd May 2018

The co-operative model of ownership has distinct advantages for sustainable international development. Regrettably, in 2011 the Government cut the £5 million fund for co-operative development. Will the Secretary of State commit to investigating the desirability of reinstating that fund, and match the ambition of Opposition Members by ensuring that the Department is looking properly at alternative models of ownership?