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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.

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2 Feb , 2018  

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1 Feb , 2018  

I was delighted to be leading for Labour today in a debate on the need for free hospital car parking. I am proud that the next Labour Government will abolish hospital car parking charges for patients, carers, visitors and staff. http://ift.tt/2razLf8  pic.twitter.com/V710DL3nr9

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26 Jan , 2018  

Fantastic to catch up with the amazing @lisanandy today to talk about the state of Brexit negotiations and its impact on the NW. My time in Wigan got even better with fish and chips from the Market Street chippy! pic.twitter.com/jwmnKxWG5C

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Brexit moves on to Phase Two

26 Jan , 2018  

After Theresa May's frenetic dashing around this week, we are now - finally- in a position to move onto trade talks.

But what will that mean for Britain, and what do we need to look out for in the negotiations?

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24 Jan , 2018  

Last Friday I welcomed my friend @ArndtKohn and a delegation from Aachen, Germany to meet with Cllrs Azhar Ali and John Fillis at Lancs CC & Cllr Alyson Barnes at Rossendale Council- to talk about our shared industrial heritage and how we can strengthen ties in the future. pic.twitter.com/rl7XCgbtLZ