Labour's Marvin Rees elected mayor of Bristol in boost for Jeremy Corbyn


Labour's Marvin Rees has been elected as the mayor of Bristol, ousting George Ferguson from the role.

Mr Rees won 68,750 votes after second preferences had been counted, defeating Bristol First's George Ferguson on 39,557.

Jeremy Corbyn offered his congratulations, describing Mr Rees as "another Labour mayor who will stand up for their city".