The funeral of the MP Paul Goggins takes place at St John's, Salford at midday. It is a public service.
The funeral of the MP Paul Goggins takes place in Salford at midday today. He was taken ill suddenly when he was out running. His family have asked for no flowers but for people to donate to one of three charities- Cafod, The Cardinal Hulme Centre and Leukaemia Lymphoma Research.
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