Moving tributes to Paul Goggins

Paul GogginsSince we posted our own tribute to Paul Goggins (our former Coordinator who passed away last week), many people who knew Paul or worked with him have shared their own tributes and memories. We have gathered them all here.

I was very sad and surprised to hear of Paul Goggins’ death.  I was aware of his work
and attended some events he chaired back when I was in Manchester in community
development work, and health/ poverty work (now in financial exclusion).
Emma Bates

When the time is right, I hope there will be a suitably useful CAP project set up in Paul’s name and memory.
Tony McCaffry

A really special man, with a passion for fighting injustice – he will be so missed.
Hilary Thomas

Deeply shocked and saddened at the death of Paul Goggins, we are all impoverished by his loss, and must make every effort to work for the principles he held so dear.
La Margravine

Greatly saddened. My heart goes out to Wyn and the family. I will remember Paul with admiration and affection.
Erik Cramb

This is so very sad – RIP, Paul.
Patricia Stoat

My thoughts and Prayers with Paul and his family and friends at this time. I met with Paul whilst he was working with Church Action on Poverty. A man of integrity and Dignity.
Adrian Wait

So sad to hear this, thinking of Wyn and the family.
Tara Guha

Sad news about Labour’s @paulgogginsmp – I met him 8 years ago at an event @CSV_UK – was ex-director @churchpoverty
Jonathan Dearth

Best way to honour @paulgogginsmp is to work relentlessly for #justice and support @churchpoverty
David Rhodes

Sad re death of #PaulGoggins. Interviewed him many times @PremierRadio as Head of @churchpoverty. Always willing, always helpful, he ‘shone’
Julia Bicknell

Sad to hear of Paul Goggins’ untimely death. Tributes genuine and richly deserved. Recall his time @churchpoverty
Jim McCormick

Such sad news of #PaulGoggins death,known thro @churchpoverty and as MP.Great witness for courageous Christian involvement in public life.
Church in Wales Church in Society Adviser

So sad to hear about the death of Paul Goggins. Our prayers are with his family, friends, constituents and party.
Urban Theology Unit

All our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Paul Goggins – a tireless poverty campaigner friend of CSAN
Caritas Social Action Network

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