Alison McGovern is the Labour MP for Wirral South
Alison McGovern became Labour’s representative in Parliament for Wirral South in May 2010. In September 2016 Alison was elected co-chair of the all-party parliamentary group Friends of Syria. She was a good friend of Jo Cox.
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RT @Davidwalsh16 We need to deal with a "toxic mixture of nostalgia and decline" across the country and the world, say @lisanandy. And the people who see it and the loss of their sense of place must be heard. She's absolutely right. @Policy_Exchange pic.twitter.com/RFkT…
"Places matter," says @lisanandy. Come to Wigan and you'll find an absolute pride in its history, she says, among local people. But she says a toxic mixture of nostalgia and decline is fuelling discontent. People need a sense of what the future offers.
This idea of a home, which is not just a commodity, is central to the Labour tradition, says Maurice Glasman. What people have wanted, since at least the start of the town and garden movement, is civic peace, streets, and a sense of living alongside others.