I'm sorry to learn that my Labour colleague and friend Hazel Blears MP will not stand for Parliament in 2015 http://t.co/6LX1n6iKW3
Very sorry to hear my colleague Hazel Blears is stepping down. Salford to her core, she always fought hard for the area
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