Joe Ashton

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Joseph William Ashton OBE (9 October 1933 – 30 March 2020), usually known as Joe Ashton, was a British Labour Party politician. He was a Member of Parliament from 1968 to 2001 representing Bassetlaw. He was born in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire. In 2007, Ashton was appointed an OBE.[1]

Ashton died on 30 March 2020, aged 86.[2]

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  1. "Who's Who". www.ukwhoswho.com.
  2. "Former Sheffield councillor and long-serving Bassetlaw MP dies". www.worksopguardian.co.uk. Archived from the original on 3 April 2020. Retrieved 30 March 2020.

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