Former prime minister Lord Wilson of Rievaulx will be honoured with a memorial stone in Westminster Abbey.
Harold Wilson, who died in 1995 aged 79, was MP for Ormskirk for nearly five years, and MP for Huyton for 33 years.
He was prime minister from 1964 to 1970 and from 1974 to 1976.
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A number of schools have closed across the North West due to the poor weather. Get the details here.
We've had a smattering of snow across the region this morning, you've been sending us your pictures.
A raw day today with a keen wind making it feel really bitter and the potential for 3-8cm of snow anywhere in the region this morning