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Peter Pike Former MP for Burnley and Pendle Interview

Published by on December 20, 2012

We caught up with the former member of parliment for Burnley and Pendle – Peter Leslie Pike who is a Labour Party politician in the United Kingdom. He was a member of Parliament for Burnley from 1983 until 2005.

1. Are you enjoying retirement ?

Peter Pike Chair of the Labour Party in Burnley and former MP

Peter Pike Chair of the Labour Party in Burnley and former MP

I wish I had served one more term – but I am still very busy

2. Are you still involved with the Labour party ?

Yes I am Chair of the Party in Burnley.

3. How do you see social media playing a part in Politics on going and the local community ?

I am not the greatest advocate of these new things – I am 75 but accept they are a part of the world of 2012 and have to be used

4. Do you think the Internet could eventually be used as a way to Vote during a general election ?

I think with adequate safeguards we have to make use of modern methods to vote – we need to increase the number voting







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