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MP Gwynne thanks constituents after re-election
Monday 12th June 2017 @ 16:35 by Adam Higgins
Denton & Audenshaw News

Andrew Gwynne has thanked the people of Denton and Reddish after being re-elected as the constituency’s Member of Parliament.

Mr Gwynne retained the seat he has held since 2005 following last week’s General Election after receiving an emphatic 63.5 per cent of the vote, having polled 25,161.

He had also headed the Labour Party’s campaign nationally having been asked to co-ordinate it by leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Following his re-election, Mr Gwynne issued a statement to acknowledge the support he has received locally and what his intentions are.

“I was truly honoured and humbled to be re-elected as the Member of Parliament for the Denton and Reddish constituency on the 8 June,” he said.

“To be elected by friends, neighbours and families from the same local community that I’ve always lived in and where I now raise my family, gives me an immense feeling of pride.

“The way in which people across Tameside and Stockport engaged in this election showed that our campaign of hope and opportunity was a message that resonated with both young and old alike, as well as those who had never previously voted.

Mr Gwynne added: “Labour locally engaged with all voters, from every ward in every part of the constituency because our message is a national one for everyone in this community.

“I want to make sure that the people of this great constituency have a strong voice both locally, and in Parliament which is why I’m focused on holding this discredited government to account in the days, weeks and months ahead.

“It is a great honour to be an MP, and my team and I will continue to serve everyone across Audenshaw, Dukinfield, Denton, Heaton Chapel, Heaton Norris, and Reddish as we have done for the last 12 years.”