We're delighted that Councillor Allen Brett, Leader of Rochdale Council, will join us for day two of our Centenary Conference.

Councillor Allen Brett

About Allen

Councillor Allen Brett – Leader of Rochdale Borough Council and Greater Manchester’s Portfolio Lead for Co-operatives, Communities and Inclusion. Councillor Brett started his teaching career in 1969 and spent two years working in Uganda. He ended his secondary school career in Middleton before going on to youth work and lecturing at universities. 

He was first elected to public office on the previous Greater Manchester Council and has been a member of the Labour Party for the last 40 years, holding most senior posts on Rochdale Borough Council.  As a lifelong member and supporter of the Co-op movement, Councillor Brett is a proud alumni of the Co-operative College. He is passionate about helping people and is currently enjoying his second spell as leader of Rochdale Borough Council.

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