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Peter Leslie Pike (26 June 1937 – 27 December 2021) was a British Labour politician who served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Burnley from June 1983 to April 2005. Life and career Pike was born on 26 June 1937. He was evacuated to Burnley in his childhood during the Second World War and decided then that he wanted to be the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Lancashire town. Returning to the town as an adult, he worked in the Mullards Factory, where he swiftly gained a reputation as an effective shop steward, and was also agent for the then MP for Burnley, Dan Jones.: 298 He was an official frontbench spokesperson for Labour in the beginning of the 1990s on rural affairs and then on environment and housing. He was seen as an effective parliamentarian, and his committee work included chairing the committee in the House of Commons on Regulatory Reform from July 2001 to April 2005. He made three visits to South Africa from 1986 to 1990.He announced his intention in October 2002 to retire as an MP at the next general election. Labour announced in December 2002 they were preparing to choose a woman as his successor. An all-women shortlist was created in January 2003 to determine his successor. His youngest daughter Jane was a firm favourite to succeed him, but she did not make the shortlist. Kitty Ussher was chosen as his successor in February 2004.His role in the Anti-Apartheid Movement was praised in Parliament in December 2013 during tributes to Nelson Mandela.He was re-elected as chair of Burnley Constituency Labour Party in June 2015. He stood down from this role in January 2016, citing his belief that the party needed a younger and more active chair. Upon his resignation, Pike had held positions within the Labour Party for almost sixty years. He had first arrived in Burnley in 1963. He was a strong supporter of Burnley Football Club and served as chair of the Clarets Trust.He was also the driving force behind the establishment of the social enterprise Emmaus Burnley, for which he received a special medal in June 2021. Personal life He married Shelia Bull in 1962; she died in November 2017 at the age of 83.Pike died on 27 December 2021 at the age of 84. He was survived by his two daughters, Carol and Jane. Former MP for Pendle, Gordon Prentice, paid tribute to him in his blog shortly afterwards. References External links Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Peter Pike. Discover the Leslie Pike popular books. Find the top 100 most popular Leslie Pike books.

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A Love For All Seasons book summary, reviews and downlod

A Love For All Seasons

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Summertime in Paris, nineteen sixty-nine. Men are on the moon, and American tourist Aurora Masters’ head is in the stars. The sensual sculptor she w...

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7 Miles High

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Sometimes the one is right in front of you... NATALIE  Recently divorced? Check. Trust issues from ex-husband? Check. Meeting my soulmate on a plane ...

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The Leaves In Autumn

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A standalone novel, set in the family saga LYON FAMILY SERIES.

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Destiny Plays

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Destiny Plays with the routined life of burned out attorney Christos Santini and the untethered one of Shakespearean actress Kate Cornell. On a dark deserted road, one Halloween night,...

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Destiny Dawns

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Introvert Dion is a quiet storm that’s been building for thirty-five years. Behind the shyness hides passion, and a wild love from a gentle soul that no woman has been able to uncover.

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Destiny Laughs

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Destiny laughs at the well laid plans of Dr. Nash Santini and Farrah Knight.  St. Helena's new Veterinarian, is six feet of handsome with a big side of sexy. But the widower...

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The Curve

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Memphis Mavericks catcher Atticus Swift has game. On the field and off. Things and people come easy to the baseball player. Then why is the woman across the room ignoring him?

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The Swift Series Collection

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A BRAND NEW boxset of THREE sports romance standalones from USA Today bestselling author, Leslie Pike! Baseball runs in the Swift family’s blood, it’s part of their DNA.

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The Sky In Summer

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From USA Today bestselling author Leslie Pike. THE SKY IN SUMMER is a single-mother, friends to lovers romance.   Goodbye Montana,   It’s me, not y...

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The Closer

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Love is not a game Brick Swift wants to play again. Heartbreaking memories have ahold of his heart. The respected sport agent’s clients have become the sole recipients of his t...

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Wild in Paradise

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Temptation can alter a person's direction. But passion has the power to change you into something completely new. For movie star FINN KENNEDY, best friend FATHER PAUL CRUZ and Wardrobe Assis...

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The Adventure

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For New York based travel blogger Zarah, it’s one hell of a sweet life. She looks like Tinkerbell and thinks like Wonder Woman. Her latest trip, a month in Italy, i...

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The River In Spring

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From USA Today Bestselling author Leslie Pike brings you a standalone romance that’s heart-warming, steamy, and laugh out loud funny. Falling out of a tree at the feet of a nak...

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The Cannon

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Sawyer Tom is a tall Texan with an easy smile. It masks his rough start in life. Now destiny has flipped the story for the baseball phenom, and life’s riches are within his grasp.

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The Road to Paradise

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Happily ever after starts easy enough. It's what comes next that's the bitch. For JACK & NICKI and PAUL & BB the strength of their relationships are about to be proved, when life roc...

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The Beach In Winter

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USA Today Bestselling Author Leslie Pike brings you an emotional, raw, and heartwarming romance. The first book of the Lyon’s series. A standalone novel that will keep you at the edge of y...

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The Art Of Love

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USA Today Best Selling Author Leslie Pike brings you a deliciously steamy second-chance love story. Oliver and Stori were only teenagers the first time they fell in love. T...

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The Trouble With Eden

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Ever since my marriage ended, I've kept relationships at arm's length. But after meeting stuntman Steven French and staring into his hypnotic eyes, I know I could easily jump into his ...

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Destiny Shines

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Let’s get this straight . . . NIKOS SANTINI has always been good at being naughty. It’s his happy place. About to turn thirty, the Las Vegas backup dancer lives an indulgent life, but ha...

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The Curve: Swift Series, Book 1 (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

The Curve: Swift Series, Book 1 (Unabridged)

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USA Today best-selling author Leslie Pike delivers a delightful romance centering on an athlete and the object of his affection—a single mother.Memphis Mav...

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The Cannon: Swift Series, Book 3 (Unabridged)

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Sawyer Tom is a tall Texan with an easy smile. It masks his rough start in life. Now destiny has flipped the story for the baseball phenom, and life’s riches are within hi...

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Royal Pain: A Hero Club Novel (Unabridged)

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The only thing harder than being a royal? Falling in love with one.  Belinda As a political blogger living in Manhattan, I have no time to date. My f...

The River In Spring MP3 Audiobook

The River In Spring

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From USA Today Bestselling author Leslie Pike brings you a standalone romance that’s heart-warming, steamy, and laugh out loud funny.Falling out of a tree at the feet of a nake...

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7 Miles High: Easy Street (Unabridged)

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NatalieRecently divorced? Check. Trust issues from ex-husband? Check. Meeting my soulmate on a plane to Cancun? Not what I expected.This bachelorette weekend w...

The Closer: Swift Series, Book 2 (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

The Closer: Swift Series, Book 2 (Unabridged)

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Love is not a game Brick Swift wants to play again. Heartbreaking memories have a hold on his heart. The respected sport agent’s clients have become the s...

A Love For All Seasons MP3 Audiobook

A Love For All Seasons

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A sexy frenchman. A beautiful tourist. One summer in Paris. Too many miles between them. Does love really conquer all?Summertime in Paris, nineteen sixty-nine. Men are on the moo...

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The Art of Love (Unabridged)

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Oliver London has no problem standing stark-ass naked in front of a group of strangers. As a figure model, it's afforded the nearly starving artist the time and means he needs to paint.

The Beach In Winter MP3 Audiobook

The Beach In Winter

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USA Today Bestselling Author Leslie Pike brings you an emotional, raw, and heartwarming romance. The first book of the Lyon’s series. A standalone novel that will keep you at the edge of y...

The Sky In Summer: Lyon Family Series, Book 4 (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

The Sky In Summer: Lyon Family Series, Book 4 (Unabridged)

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From USA Today best-selling author Leslie Pike. The Sky in Summer is a single-mother, friends-to-lovers romance.Goodbye Montana,

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The Sky In Summer

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From USA Today best-selling author Leslie Pike. The Sky in Summer is a single-mother, friends-to-lovers romance.Goodbye Montana,It’s me, not you...

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