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Afzal Khan MEP's campaign for Manchester Gorton has gained more momentum today as he secured the ASLEF nomination. He now has the support of the GMB, CWU, USDAW and ASLEF.
Mick Whelan, General Secretary, ASLEF said, "Aslef is delighted to support Afzal Khan to be the next MP for Manchester Gorton. Afzal has been a tireless campaigner for the people of Manchester for many years in his roles as a local councillor, Lord Mayor and MEP. His track record fighting for workers’ rights and equality is second to none and we believe he would be a fantastic champion for the people of Gorton".
Afzal's campaign issued the below graphic.
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