Tuesday 25 May 2010

Yvonne backs Andy Burnham in Labour Leadership race

Yvonne Fovargue MP has today backed Andy Burnham MP to be the next leader of the Labour Party.

The boost to the Leigh MP comes ahead of his leadership launch at Leigh Sports Village on Wednesday, 26th May.

Yvonne Fovargue MP said, “Andy is down to earth, approachable, rooted in Labour Party values and I believe can reach out and reconnect with Labour’s supporters."

“He is always willing to listen and take up issues and is best placed to inspire and re-build support for Labour. His candidacy is good for the future prosperity of the North West and the Wigan borough.”

Yvonne is calling on local people across the borough to back Andy’s campaign by visiting his website at http://www.andy4leader.com/

Wednesday 19 May 2010

First Advice Surgery details announced

Yvonne will be pleased to meet constituents at her first advice surgeries to be held at Platt Bridge Community First School, Rivington Ave on Friday, 4th June (6.30pm-8pm) and Ashton Town Hall, Bryn St on Saturday, 19th June (10am-12noon).

Details of further advice surgeries across the constituency will be announced shortly.

Monday 17 May 2010

Makerfield General Election Result

Yvonne Fovargue                    Labour                 20,700
Itrat Ali                                   Conservative           8,210
David Crowther                      Lib Dem                  7,082
Bob Brierley                           Independent             3,424
Ken Haslam                            BNP                        3,229
John Mather                           Independent              1,126

Majority 12,490
Turnout 59.4%