Lib Dem Mayoral candidate Jane Brophy has welcomed the selection of well-known local campaigner Jackie Pearcey to fight the Gorton by-election.
"Jackie is passionate about Gorton and about Manchester. She's the only candidate who can beat Labour and she'll be a fantastic MP." said Jane.
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