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Simon Danczuk MP
Simon Danczuk MP has been speaking to Heart about what's needed in Rochdale.
He addressed the child sex abuse scandal saying Greater Manchester Police have talked about the problem of child exploitation - they now need to show they can act and arrest the perpetrators.
The MP also said Ed Miliband is setting out the goals for improving the lives of young people, including creating more apprenticeships which are needed in Rochdale and the North West.
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