Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies (Environmentally Sustainable Investment) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:43 pm on 11th September 2020.

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Photo of Ben Everitt Ben Everitt Conservative, Milton Keynes North 12:43 pm, 11th September 2020

I wonder whether my hon. Friend is aware that the birth of the futures market—one of the most important financial parts of our economy—was the inadvertent result of a co-op of French nuns putting together the sale of a harvest that had not yet been sown.