Andrew Stephenson, MP for Pendle, has spoken of his constituency's pride in those who serve their country in the armed forces after the death of Lance Corporal Michael Foley in Afghanistan.
This is absolutely tragic news.
We've many very proud mothers and fathers round here who see their sons and daughters join the British armed forces and this is a reminder that some of them make the ultimate sacrifice for our country.
The repatriation is set to take place of three British servicemen, one of whom came from Lancashire, who were killed in Afghanistan.
Tributes have been paid to a soldier from Nelson in killed in Afghanistan as a rogue Afghan soldier turned on British troops.