LABOUR NORTH WEST MEPS
Theresa Griffin has worked to bring jobs and investment from Europe to the North West especially to the region's most deprived communities since the mid 1990s. Working closely with the European Parliamentary Labour Party, she has also sought to promote the excellence of the North West throughout Europe and internationally. Theresa is Vice Chair of the Regional Labour Party and represents the North West on the Labour Party's National Policy Forum. Theresa lives in Liverpool and works for the public sector union, UNISON
Afzal Khan is an executive councillor and former Lord Mayor of Manchester. He has campaigning experience across the region and a track record of taking on the far right, and helping to grow our economy. Afzal was awarded the CBE for services tocommunity and interfaith relations and local government.
Julie Ward currently lives in the North Pennines and is the co-founder of a workers’ collective that has been providing creative services to the education, health and social care sectors for nearly three decades. She worked in Manchester and Lancashire before becoming director of a disability organisation, serving Cumbriaand North East England. She is a member of the Platform for Intercultural Europe and campaigns on issues such as One Billion Rising.