Tag Archives: David Smith

Locally based, small-scale social care co-operatives

Last year the subject of social care and the way forward offered by the co-operative model was considered in this column: “The care system is in urgent need of reform. Private companies profiteer, whilst older people, (and all) who rely … Continue reading

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Co-operative Social Care

David Smith’s press release: An ageing population and a squeeze on Local Authority budgets challenge us all to find new ways to provide care and support for older people. Private commercial provision is not the only alternative. Co-operatives have a … Continue reading

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An invitation which will be accepted: it will help the movement to live up to its principles

. Edgar Parnell writes about the launch of his new website: Member-controlled Enterprise at  www.M-cEnterprise.org. The site aims to: Foster a better understanding of member-controlled enterprise in all of its many different forms Advocate the idea that a single enterprise … Continue reading

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