In 2017, Labour Party candidate Kate Green won the seat with some 69.9% of the vote. Labour had a 39.3% majority, with Conservative candidate Lisa Cooke trailing in second with 27% of the vote.
Ahead of what promises to be one of the most closely fought general elections in recent history, MM profiles all of the Greater Manchester constituencies.
Rochdale’s ‘unfair burden’? So-called asylum seekers ‘should go back to own country’, says Simon Danczuk
Asylum seekers are an ‘unfair burden’ on Rochdale and many should go ‘back to their own country’, according to the town’s MP Simon Danczuk.