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Gordon BirtwhistleGordon Birtwistle

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Former apprentice Gordon Birtwistle is your MP for Burnley. Gordon was born in Oswaldtwistle and has lived in Burnley for the past 33 years. He was apprenticed to Howard Bullough in Accrington after leaving school. Gordon's been a councillor since the 1970s. He served as council leader from 2006 to 2010 when he was elected Liberal Democrat MP for Burnley.


He continues to campaign to bring jobs to the town, and to improve services at Burnleys A+E. 




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Representing the people of Pendle is Conservative MP Andrew Stephenson. Origanally from Manchester, he now lives in Colne. He was elected to represent the town in 2010. Before entering parliament he was self-employed as an insurance consultant.


Andrew has lots of interests outside of Westminster - he's the Honorary Vice President of Pendle Phoenix RUFC and a former President of Nelson Brass Band. 



Graham JonesGraham Jones MP
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Graham Jones represents the Haslingden and Hyndburn constituency. He’s a Lancashire lad who has grown up in the Red Rose County. Graham was born in Baxenden and studied for his A Levels at Accrington and Rossendale College.


He went on to work for Blackburn with Darwen Council in refuse collection and then Lancashire County Council as a care home assistant.  He also got a degree in social sciences from the University of Central Lancashire.


Graham’s been a councillor, county councillor and became an MP in 2010. He supports Blackburn Rovers and goes to Accrington Stanley’s games.