LFIQ

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LFIQLabour Friends of Iraq (UK)
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In parliament, he has served as co-president of Labour Friends of Iraq, an opposition whip and served on select committes on topics as diverse as climate change, North East issues and Northern Ireland.
Dave Anderson, is the Labour Member of Parliament for Blaydon and Chair of Labour Friends of Iraq.
Mr Anderson, chairman of the group Labour Friends of Iraq, has supported free trade unions in Iraq since he was the president of Unison.
"The onus is on us as a Government to put this right," Mr Anderson said following his trip to Erbil, in Iraqi Kurdistan, organised by the Labour Friends of Iraq group.
The pair are members of the Labour Friends of Iraq group and were visiting the city's green zone where they were guests of the Iraqi Prime Minister.
Mr Anderson, who is chairman of the Labour Friends of Iraq group, will raise the issue with a motion in the House of Commons in the New Year backing the project.
"One of the few positives in the whole saga of Iraq has been the rebirth of a thriving trade union movement," said Mr Anderson, who is joint president of Labour Friends of Iraq.
Mr Anderson is chairman of the Labour Friends of Iraq group.
Mr Anderson, who is the chairman of the Labour Friends of Iraq, has supported free trade unions in that beleaguered country since he was the president of the public service union, Unison.
Overseas visits: September 18-22, 2005 to Kuwait paid for by Kuwaiti government; February 26-March 3, 2007 to Israel and Palestine paid for by Labour Friends of Israel and Israeli Foreign Ministry; March 31 to April 9, 2006 to Iraq paid for by Labour Friends of Iraq, UNISON and the National Union of Journalists.
Blaydon's Dave Anderson, who visited Iraq earlier this year as president of the Labour Friends of Iraq group, told delegates of a meeting he had with an Iraqi MP Adnan Pachachi.
The Blaydon Labour MP recently led a delegation to Iraq on behalf of Labour Friends of Iraq and has campaigned for Iraqi trade unions to be allowed to organise and operate free from government interference.