Gordon Supporting Earth Hour

Gordon Supporting Earth Hour

Gordon Birtwistle, Member of Parliament for Burnley and Padiham, has signed up to support this year’s Earth Hour, highlighting the importance of protecting the world’s forests. Gordon was one of many MPs this year supporting WWF’s Earth Hour, which takes place on Saturday 28th March at 8:30pm, as...

Gordon Supporting Earth Hour

Burnley & Rose Grove to Manchester trains from May

Burnley & Rose Grove to Manchester trains from May

For the first time in decades, direct trains will start running to Manchester from Burnley from 18th May this year. This is after the Todmorden Curve was rebuilt following funding won by Gordon Birtwistle and Burnley Liberal Democrats.  

Burnley & Rose Grove to Manchester trains from May

Gordon visits Travis Perkins apprentices

Gordon visits Travis Perkins apprentices

A former apprentice and now Government Ambassador for Apprenticeships and All Party Parliamentary Group for Apprenticeships Chair, Gordon Birtwistle MP, visited Harvey Reeves Road branches in Northampton.

Gordon visits Travis Perkins apprentices
£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.

Rate Your MP

Rate Your MP

How do you think Gordon Birtwistle has done as MP for Burnley and Padiham since 2010?

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