Calder Valley MP received 26,000 letters and emails in 2012

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Sowerby Bridge Rotary Club welcomed Calder Valley MP Craig Whittaker to a recent meeting at the Sportsman Inn, Greetland.

Mr Whittaker talked about the routine of an MP and gave an account of life in Westminster and around his constituency.

He recounted highlights from letters and e-mails received by his office - over 26,000 last year - and some of the strange and interesting requests!

A question and answer session followed.