Pauline Green
Dame Pauline Green DBE (born 8 December 1948) is a former Labour and Co-operative Member of the European Parliament and former Leader of the Parliamentary Group of the Party of European Socialists (PE...
William Edward Baxter
William Edward Baxter (1825 – 10 August 1890) was a Scottish businessman, Liberal politician and travel writer.
Born in Dundee, Angus, Baxter was educated at the High School of Dundee and Edinburg...
Joseph Cowen
Joseph Cowen, Jr., (9 July 1829 – 18 February 1900) was an English radical politician and journalist.
The son of Sir Joseph Cowen, a prominent citizen and Member of Parliament (MP) for Newca...
A. J. Mundella
Anthony John Mundella PC (28 March 1825 – 21 July 1897), known as A. J. Mundella, was an English manufacturer, reformer and Liberal Party politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1868 to 1897. ...
Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery
Archibald Philip Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, 1st Earl of Midlothian, KG, PC (7 May 1847 – 21 May 1929) was a British Liberal statesman and Prime Minister. Between the death of his father, in...
Auberon Herbert
Auberon Edward William Molyneux Herbert (Highclere, 18 June 1838 – 5 November 1906) was a writer, theorist, philosopher, and 19th century individualist. A member of the Parliament of the United Kingdo...
Donald Mackay, 11th Lord Reay
Donald James Mackay, 11th Lord Reay, KT, GCSI, GCIE, PC, DL, JP (22 December 1839 – 1 August 1921) (in the Netherlands: Donald Jacob, Baron Mackay, Lord of Ophemert and Zennewijnen) was a Dutch-born B...
Albert Parker, 3rd Earl of Morley
Albert Edmund Parker, 3rd Earl of Morley PC, DL, JP (11 June 1843 - 26 February 1905), styled Viscount Boringdon until 1864, was a British peer and Liberal, later Liberal Unionist politician.
Morl...
Thorold Rogers
James Edwin Thorold Rogers (23 March 1823 – 14 October 1890), known as Thorold Rogers, was an English economist, historian and Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1880 to 1886. He ...
Alfred Marshall
Alfred Marshall (26 July 1842 – 13 July 1924) was one of the most influential economists of his time. His book, Principles of Economics (1890), was the dominant economic textbook in England for many y...
James Peddie, Baron Peddie
James Mortimer Peddie, Baron Peddie, MBE (5 April 1905 - 13 April 1978) was a British businessman and politician, a leading figure in the UK co-operative movement.Peddie started his work in the co-ope...
Sir Wilfrid Lawson, 2nd Baronet, of Brayton
Sir Wilfrid Lawson, 2nd Baronet (4 September 1829 – 1 July 1906) was an English temperance campaigner and radical, anti-imperialist Liberal Party politician who sat in the House of Commons vario...
Meg Munn
Margaret Patricia Munn (born 24 August 1959) is a British Labour Co-operative politician, who was the Member of Parliament for Sheffield Heeley from 2001 to 2015. On 24 January 2014 she advised Heeley...
Edward Vansittart Neale
Edward Vansittart Neale, BA, MA (2 April 1810  – 16 September 1892), was an English barrister, co-operator and Christian Socialist.
Neale was born in Bath, one of the eight children of The Re...
Edward Graham, Baron Graham of Edmonton
Thomas Edward (Ted) Graham, Baron Graham of Edmonton, PC (born 26 March 1925) is a Labour Co-operative politician.
Graham was educated at the Co-operative College and held several positions in the...
George Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon
George Frederick Samuel Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon KG, GCSI, CIE, VD, PC (24 October 1827 – 9 July 1909), styled Viscount Goderich from 1833 to 1859 and known as the Earl of Ripon in 1859 and as ...
Alf Morris
Alfred Morris, Baron Morris of Manchester, AO, QSO, PC (23 March 1928 –12 August 2012) was a British Labour Co-operative politician and disability campaigner.
Morris served as Member of Parliament...
Edward Stanley, 15th Earl of Derby
Edward Henry Stanley, 15th Earl of Derby KG, PC, FRS (21 July 1826 – 21 April 1893), known as Lord Stanley from 1844 to 1869, was a British statesman. He served as Secretary of State for Foreign...
William Nassau Molesworth
William Nassau Molesworth (1816–90) was an English clergyman and historian.
He was the eldest son of the Rev. John Edward Nassau Molesworth, vicar of Rochdale, Lancashire, by his first wife, was ...
Gareth Thomas (English politician)
Gareth Richard Thomas (born 15 July 1967) is a British Labour Co-operative politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Harrow West since 1997 and the Chair of the Co-operative Party sinc...
John Jacques, Baron Jacques
John Henry Jacques, Baron Jacques (11 January 1905 – 20 December 1995) was a British businessman and politician for the Co-operative Party.
Born in Ashington, he was the son of Thomas Dobson...
James Fraser (bishop)
James Fraser (18 August 1818 – 22 October 1885) was a reforming Anglican bishop of Manchester, England. An able Church administrator and policy leader, he was active in developing the Church's approac...
Sir Arthur Dyke Acland, 13th Baronet
Sir Arthur Herbert Dyke Acland, 13th Baronet PC (13 October 1847 – 9 October 1926) was a Liberal politician and political author. He is best remembered for his involvement with educational issues...
J. T. Hibbert
Sir John Tomlinson Hibbert KCB, PC, JP, DL, DCL (5 January 1824 – 7 November 1908), known as J. T. Hibbert, was a British barrister and Liberal politician.
The eldest son of Elijah Hibbert a...
List of Presidents of Co-operative Congress
The President of Co-operative Congress has been a prominent position in the British co-operative movement. Co-operative Congress is the national conference for the movement.Beginning with the first mo...
Thomas Hughes
Thomas Hughes (20 October 1822 – 22 March 1896) was an English lawyer, judge and author. He is most famous for his novel Tom Brown's School Days (1857), a semi-autobiographical work set...
Thomas Brassey, 1st Earl Brassey
Thomas Brassey, 1st Earl Brassey GCB, TD, JP, DL, (11 February 1836 – 23 February 1918), was a British Liberal Party politician, Governor of Victoria and founder of The Naval Annual.
Brass...
Joseph Lightfoot
Joseph Barber Lightfoot (sometimes called J. B. Lightfoot; 13 April 1828 – 21 December 1889) was an English theologian and Bishop of Durham.
Lightfoot was born in Liverpool, where his father...
George Holyoake
George Jacob Holyoake (/ˈhoʊljoʊk, ˈhoʊliˌoʊk/; 13 April 1817 – 22 January 1906), was a British secularist, co-operator, and newspaper editor. He coined the term "secularism" in 1851 and the term "ji...