"If ever anybody deserved to be honoured in the is way it is Rose.
"She was somebody who had real pride in the area she represented and she never missed an opportunity to speak up on behalf of Croxteth and Liverpool.
"We will never forget the way she fought to show the true face of the community when she saw how it had been represented in the aftermath of Rhys Jones' death."
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