‘The Big Sell’ famous faces recruited to sell Big Issue for one day only


Keith Mullin, the lead guitarist in The Farm/The Justice Collective/The Peace Collective, and Dan Haggis, drummer from The Wombats have joined others this week in helping promote The Big Issue in the North.  This comes as part of an event called “The Big Sell”, and international event raising awareness of homelessness and will help raise funds for the International Network of Street Papers (INSP), which supports over 114 street papers worldwide.


Keith Mullin is joining a seller in #Liverpool outside Central Station from 1pm today, and will sell papers alongside him, as have all the other people involved this week.


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Who else is joining in Vendor Week Big Sell


Greater Manchester

David Herne – Director of Public Health for Salford

Mike Burrows – Managing Director Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network

Dave Power – Chief Executive City South Housing Association

Ian Munro – Group Chief Executive New Charter Housing Trust Group

Matthew Gardiner – Chief Executive Trafford Housing Trust

Kate Green MP – Labour

Allan Beswick – Radio broadcaster

Bishop David Walker – Bishop for Manchester



Cllr Ann O’Byrne – Assistant Mayor of Liverpool

Keith Mullin – Lead guitarist in The Farm

Dan Haggis – Drummer in The Wombats

Maria Eagle MP – Labour

Jane Kennedy – Police and Crime Commissioner for Merseyside


West Yorkshire

Harry Leslie Smith – writer and political commentator

Stuart Andrew MP – Conservative

George Galloway MP – Respect Party

Mark Burns-Williamson – PCC for West Yorkshire

Hilary Benn MP – Labour


South Yorkshire

Ian McMillan – Poet

Alan Billings – Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire

Tony Stacey – Chief Executive South Yorkshire Housing Association

David Blunkett MP – Labour

Paul Blomfield MP – Labour

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