The fall and rise of British Co-operation
At 7pm on 11 October, Edgar Parnell joins David Drew at the Old Town Hall in Stroud to discuss with members of the audience the future of the Co-Operative movement in the UK. Edgars web site www.co-oppundit.org is full of stimulating material about the movement its history and its future. It is designed to create a better understanding of the "co-operative enterprise model" which ".... provides a framework for all forms of member controlled enterprise"
Following brief talks by Edgar and David the floor will be thrown open to everyone to Talk Politics.
Edgar Parnell has spent a lifetime working in co-operatives and mutuals of many forms and types. He has worked in more than forty different countries with a wide range of businesses, charities, non-governmental organisations and government institutions at local, national, regional and international levels. A former Chief Executive of the Plunkett Foundation, he is now a Foundation Fellow and an independent consultant.