Former Church Action on Poverty Director and MP dies

Wed 08 Jan 2014
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Paul Goggins passed away in hospital just over a week after collapsing while out jogging.

Tributes have been paid to the Labour MP Paul Goggins who's died in hospital just over a week after collapsing while out jogging.

Ed Miliband described the former Northern Ireland and Home Office Minister as "dignified, wise, humane and loyal."

David Cameron said the MP for Wythenshawe and Sale East in Greater Manchester, was "liked and respected by MPs on all sides."

Before becoming an MP in 1997, Mr Goggins was Church Action on Poverty's National Co-ordinator.

The charity's Director, Niall Cooper, told Premier's Marcus Jones on the News Hour he was a great man who will be sorely missed:

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