Mr Goggins collapsed while out running with his son during the New Year break. He was taken to Salford Royal Hospital, where his family held a vigil at his bedside.
Labour leader Ed Milliband said, “The country has lost one of the most dignified, human, wise and loyal MPs.”
Paul Goggins succeeded (Lord) Alf Morris as our MP in 1997.
He moved up to serve in the Blair Government, as a prisons minister and in the Northern Ireland Office.
Labour politicians showed solidarity with Mr Paul Goggins by bidding to push new legislation through the House...