Burnley Borough Council are forcing through proposals for up to four permanent travellers' sites in Burnley against the wishes of local people. Sign our petition to demand that they listen to local residents and stop these proposals.
Why Vote for Gordon?
Gordon Birtwistle is standing for re-election in 2015. Gordon has a proud record of achievement since being first elected as MP for Burnley and Padiham in 2010 and wants to continue that work to bring yet more jobs and investment to the town. Find out more here.
Since 2010, Gordon Birtwistle has more than doubled the number of apprenticeships in Burnley. We want to push the government to create even more places for young people in Burnley and Padiham.
Help us to fight for Burnley and Padiham - winning the new jobs and investment that our town needs. Volunteer today to join our team!
Gordon was elected as the MP for Burnley and Padiham in May 2010. Born in nearby Oswaldtwistle, Gordon has lived in Burnley for 33 years. He has been one of few MPs to have served an apprenticeship, being apprenticed to Howard & Bullough in Accrington after leaving school. As Burnley and Padiham's Member of Parliament, Gordon championed apprenticeships, doubling the number available for young people in the town. He has also won huge investment across Burnley and Padiham, bringing in thousands of new jobs for people locally. Read more