Huge turnout for Paul Goggins. Hundreds of people from many walks of life. His popularity and respect on full display at Salford Cathedral.
Ed Balls, Yvette Cooper, Jack Straw, Peter Hain, Alan Johnson - all former Labour Cabinet ministers in attendance.
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