All Party Group on Co-operatives and Mutuals
Purpose: To provide a platform for MLAs and others with an interest in co-operation and mutuality to increase awareness of the co-operative model and its contribution to Northern Ireland’s social and economic development, promote co-operation as a vital component of Northern Ireland’s future, and to work with the Northern Ireland Assembly, the Co-operative Forum (N.I) and the sector to identify how best to sustain existing co-operatives and mutual groups and to encourage an increase in co-operative working in Northern Ireland.
The next All Party Group event will be held on the 27th February 2013 in the Members Dining Room from 1.30 to 3.30. The guest speaker at the event entitled “Water – the Welsh Experience” is Mr Nigel Annett, Managing Director of Welsh Water. For more details contact email@example.com .
Officers of the Group
Chairperson: Steven Agnew MLA
Vice-Chairperson: Jim Wells MLA
Secretary: Sandra Overend MLA
Treasurer: William Irwin MLA
NI Co-operative Forum
88 Clifton Street
Financial or other benefits received
The Northern Ireland Co-operative Forum provides secretarial and administrative support for meetings held in Stormont Buildings as well as hospitality and any other related costs for meetings/events outside Stormont buildings.