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Your MP (George Galloway) represents you, and all of the people who live in Rochdale, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

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Workers Party MP for Rochdale

Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

Party was Labour until 23 Oct 2003; Independent until 11 Apr 2005; Respect until 30 Mar 2015

Also represented Bradford West; Bethnal Green and Bow; Glasgow Kelvin; Glasgow Hillhead

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  • Education
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Kings Science Academy
  • Engagements
  • Bangladesh
  • Free Schools
  • Israel

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  • Football Governance Bill 23 Apr 2024

    The measure is necessary but woefully insufficient. The regulator is vitally necessary but the idea that the danger is over-regulation is wholly misconceived. The danger is that the regulator will not have the power or the ambition to take on board even the excellent proposals brought forward in the fan-led inquiry led by the hon. Member for Chatham and Aylesford (Dame Tracey Crouch). Many...
  • Football Governance Bill 23 Apr 2024

    If the hon. Gentleman will forgive me, as a supporter of a united Ireland I will not follow him down that path. I look forward to him thriving in an Irish football environment and asking the Taoiseach for the necessary support, rather than Mr Deputy Speaker. I want to make a point about the gall of the Premier League lobbying us yesterday, saying that all these matters should be left to the...
  • Football Governance Bill 23 Apr 2024

    I am grateful to the hon. Gentleman, who has made a very important point. As Members can imagine, we in the Workers party want to save football for the workers: for the working class who gave it birth and were its mainstay for many, many decades—for a century—before the premiership even existed, and who are now priced out of the game. It now costs £60 to attend a premiership match. For a...

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Last updated: 15 Apr 2024.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Mr A Mahmood
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 for party campaigning generally in the Rochdale constituency.
Donor status: individual
(Registered 20 March 2024)
Name of donor: Bilal Ghafoor
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 for party campaigning generally in the Rochdale constituency.
Donor status: individual
(Registered 20 March 2024)
6. Land and property portfolio with a value over £100,000 and where indicated, the portfolio provides a rental income of over £10,000 a year
Type of land/property: Residential property (House)
Number of properties: 1
Location: unspecified, Portugal
Interest held: from 1 March 2024
(Registered 28 March 2024)
8. Miscellaneous
Leader of the Workers' Party of Britain
(Registered 20 March 2024)
Vice-President, Stop the War Coalition
(Registered 20 March 2024)
Convenor, No2NATO
(Registered 20 March 2024)

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