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17 Feb , 2018  

Inspiring words from @TheresaMEP @JimfromOldham with @LabourNorthWest #LGday pic.twitter.com/zsObp9TUDG

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17 Feb , 2018  

Great session here at local government day on sharing best practice. In the North West Labour councils are innovating and protecting the most vulnerable. Disproportionate and unfair Tory cuts won’t stop us implementing our values. #LGday pic.twitter.com/SeCZ8nUJPZ

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16 Feb , 2018  

Excellent afternoon door knocking in Bank Hall,wonderful to meet up with residents and very positive response to an already famous @afrasiab_anwar ! @BurnleyLabour Talking to residents about concerns and issues and helping !!!! #lovethisjob pic.twitter.com/KsVHwNEqGq

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13 Feb , 2018  

Out and about meeting the residents of #bankhall @BurnleyLabour positive response on the doorstep!! More of the same tomorrow @CllrLubna ? pic.twitter.com/xMokagUAd7

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9 Feb , 2018  

Lancashire Police has been made aware of fraudsters purporting to be from the Home Office, cold-calling victims and claiming there is a problem with their immigration status. Please make sure you follow the Police advice shown below if you receive one of… http://ift.tt/2razLf8  pic.twitter.com/d0fhKZQBWx

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6 Feb , 2018  

Today I am really proud to mark the 100th anniversary of the first votes for women. It is right today especially to celebrate all those women who fought so hard to win this important right. As we celebrate 100 years of women’s suffrage I have asked the H… http://ift.tt/2razLf8  pic.twitter.com/qhJlmUYzMO

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The only prediction I’ll make for 2018: it’s not going to be boring.

5 Feb , 2018  

The only prediction I'll make for 2018: it's not going to be boring.

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Strasburg Session Jan 2018

5 Feb , 2018  

It's been a really busy January in the European Parliament. One Strasbourg session and plenty of committee meetings, but also some important additional things too:

It's been a really busy January in the European Parliament. One Strasbourg session and plenty of committee meetings, but also some important additional things too:
➡️I am honoured to have been appointed Special Representative for Muslim Committees for the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament by Group President Gianni Pittella.
➡️I welcomed my friend Arndt Kohn MEP to Lancashire. Arndt discovered a link between the Cockerill family (from Haslingden!) who moved to continental Europe and became a major producer of iron & steel, as well as steam engines.