£17.2m Expansion of Growth Deal to boost Lancashire economy

£17.2m Expansion of Growth Deal to boost Lancashire economy

The Lancashire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has agreed an expansion to its Growth Deal with the Government which will see an extra £17.2m invested in Burnley and Lancashire between 2016 and 2021.  

£17.2m Expansion of Growth Deal to boost Lancashire economy

New Scanner Working Well!

New Scanner Working Well!

On his recent visit to Burnley General Hospital, Health Minister Norman Lamb visited the Prostate Scanner which was brought with the proceeds of Gordon Birtwistle's Prostate Scanner Appeal.

New Scanner Working Well!

Health Minister visits Burnley

Health Minister visits Burnley

Gordon Birtwistle welcomed Health Minister Norman Lamb to Burnley on Thursday, taking him to visit Healthy Minds in Gannow, Carers Link and Burnley General Hospital.

Health Minister visits Burnley
£15m for Burnley Hospital

£15m for Burnley Hospital

Sign our petition to bring £15 million investment to Burnley Hospital for new surgical units and an Ophthalmology (Eye) Department

More Apprenticeships

More Apprenticeships

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.

Residents' Survey

Residents' Survey

We want to know your thoughts - what can we do to help you in Burnley and Padiham?

About Gordon

Gordon has been the MP for Burnley since May 2010. Born in nearby Oswaldtwistle, Gordon has lived in Burnley for 33 years. He is one of the 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 has 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