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UKIP damaging the Labour Party, says Andy Burnham

Labour MP for Leigh Andy Burnham says his party needs to understand why voters have turned to UKIP in the North West.

The Shadow Health Secretary admitted some Labour council seats had been lost because of UKIP, and said Nigel Farage's party was damaging both Labour and the Tories.


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Burnham: 'Unbelievable what the families have been through'

Andy Burnham arrives at the High Court in London. Credit: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

Hillsborough campaigner and shadow health secretary Andy Burnham said: "Starting this process off three years ago, we couldn't have hoped then that it would come to this.

"It is unbelievable what the families have been through. For them to get on a coach in Liverpool at 5am and come down to London and be told what they should have been told 23 years ago says so much about their determination."