David Batten, CEO of Hoot recently attended at the inaugural meeting of the Co-operative Commission established by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority in order to drive the development of co-operative activity across the city-region. Also at the meeting was Mayor Andy Burnham and representatives of co-operatives from throughout Greater Manchester.
David Batten was representing the Credit Unions for Greater Manchester, a consortium of community credit unions as Chair. David said "Credit Unions for Greater Manchester is proud to offer its perspective to the commission and to highlight the contribution credit unions can make to the GM economy by offering ethical and affordable financial services"
You can find out more about Credit Unions for Greater Manchester at www soundpound.co.uk/about-us