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Tributes paid to Heywood and Middleton MP Jim Dobbin

7 September 2014

Labour MP Jim Dobbin has died at the age of 73, the party has announced. Councillor Richard Farnell, Leader of Rochdale Borough Council, said: “Jim Dobbin MP has been an extremely good friend and colleague of mine for 35 years and I am absolutely devastated about the news about his death..." Books of condolence are available in Heywood, Middleton, Rochdale Central and Littleborough libraries. Submit a message of condolence


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