Meacher funeral date set

Date published: 28 October 2015

A DATE has been set for the funeral of veteran Oldham MP Michael Meacher.

The 75-year-old MP for Oldham West and Royton died on October 21 after a short illness after serving Oldham for 45 years.

Mr Meacher’s office has confirmed his funeral will be on November 13 at St Mary’s Church, Wimbledon Village, London, at 2pm.

Books of condolence have been opened at Oldham Civic Centre, Royton Town Hall and Chadderton Wellbeing Centre.