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Twitter bio: Former Labour Leader of Wigan Council and responsible for GM Health devolution. Married with one daughter and a big rugby league fan. Views here are all my own.

Affiliation: Labour
Join Date: 5 Aug 1999
Great result for @leighminersrl with exciting prospects for the future. Well done to all involved https://t.co/xHQ7SsHTte
Was this for his achievement at Wembley in 1971 when he sent off for hitting Alex Murphy https://t.co/gDZGOTs2VF
RT @jessphillips: This should have been a letter to JLM and every Jewish member saying "I know you will feel hurt and angry and for this we…
50 years a Labour Party member feeling ashamed after Panorama at the treatment of Jewish members and staff and the… https://t.co/IcXCTgJFeu
Effectively Johnson’s first act as PM cravenly crawling to Trump. Expect an early visit to get his instructions. https://t.co/2d6mCAihuz
Listening to his interview on Today he showed unctuousness not leadership. Contrast with John Major showing underst… https://t.co/ALZGzZHx2k
The Labour Party can’t afford to lose such distinguished members but who can blame them with the Party unable to ta… https://t.co/jXY8fZy5Y2
RT @WiganCouncil: Danny Sculthorpe, former Wigan Warriors player and England captain battled suicidal thoughts following an injury during p…
Great timing from our next potential PM to announce dropping “sugar tax” as @CR_UK reveal obesity overtakes smoking… https://t.co/snZ7ohfGOI
Thanks for all the hard work team. This is about improving people’s lives https://t.co/Zbo6BDtCSr
Which Parliament is this? Not much happening down in Westminster at the moment. https://t.co/Ib89VimGRO
Thanks to @RAFRugbyLeague for coming to Leigh and giving a great team performance in men's game and contributing to… https://t.co/ZxMtOEmtkd
Challenging journey into the unknown but changing how we worked with citizens & communities protected services and… https://t.co/k6Hu40ziF7
RT @SIGOMA_LG: SIGOMA Chair Sir Stephen Houghton CBE: “We must have a funding formula for #localgov that’s fair. That means leaving depriva…
RT @NHSHMR: “The biggest thing that saved my life, even more so than the medication, was talking,” @danscully8, former @RochdaleHornets & E…
Whenever I’ve heard Danny he talks with more sense and greater commitment than any of those PM candidates in last n… https://t.co/sMg576bwsO
RT @LGAcomms: #LonelinessAwarenessWeek Loneliness can be as harmful as smoking 15 cigarrettes a day. Together with @age_uk and @EndLoneli
RT @GM_HSC: Today @MayorofGM speaks about highlighted improvements in social care across Greater Manchester at the @nhsconfed annual confer…