Salford Credit Union and its Chair Cllr Jim King recognised as among the best in Europe

The Innovation in Politics Award recognises the most creative and courageous minds in politics in Europe.

It involved 1022 jurors from all European countries (Andorra and San Marino included) who voted on the 589 innovative political projects. They selected 80 finalists and Salford Credit Union and JIM King were one of the 80 finalists.


Jim was invited to a Gala Evening on 6 December 2017 at Vienna City Hall´s Great Festival Hall where he was presented with a fine certificate by Edward Strasser the Founder of the Awards. The citation reads:

‘Jim King, United Kingdom, has been selected for realising one of the 80 best political projects in Europe, Salford Credit Union – Prosperity’.