WRITTEN STATEMENTS OF OPINION
TABLED ON 20/06/17
R Signifies the Member has declared an interest
OPIN-2017-0042 Co-operatives Fortnight 2017
Rhianon Passmore 21/06/17
Vikki Howells 21/06/17
Mike Hedges 21/06/17
Jayne Bryant 21/06/17
Huw Irranca-Davies 23/06/17
Neil Hamilton 26/06/17
Dawn Bowden 26/06/17
Eluned Morgan 27/06/17
Llyr Gruffydd 27/06/17
Co-operatives Fortnight 2017
1. Notes that Co-operatives Fortnight is 17 June - 1 July.
2. Further notes that in Wales, co-ops provide employment for thousands of people, with a turnover approaching £1 billion.
3. Celebrates the ongoing success of the 463 co-operatives across Wales, and that 689,000 people are now members of a co-operative
4. Urges the Welsh Government to continue to recognise the contribution of co-operatives to a stronger, fairer Wales, and to prioritise implementation of the Co-operative and Mutuals Commission recommendations.