Rowen appointed Community Advisor

January 30, 2008 12:00 AM

Rochdale MP Paul Rowen has been appointed as Lib Dem Leader Nick Clegg MPs Parliamentary Advisor on Communities. The new role is part of Nick Clegg's campaign to 'reach out across Britain.'

Mr Rowen said: "I'm delighted that Nick has asked me to be his Parliamentary Adviser on Communities. From my own Rochdale constituency, I have first hand experience of multi-ethnic and multi- faith communities, and how to ensure that those communities work together in a positive way. I will use that experience in my new role to help ensure that the leadership and the parliamentary party engage effectively with all of Britain's communities so that their concerns and ideas are clearly heard."