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Labour leadership hopeful in Carlisle

Andy Burnham to speak in Carlisle Credit: PA

The Labour leadership candidate Andy Burnham is appearing in Carlisle this evening. Mr Burnham will talk to supporters at the Old Fire Station at 6:30pm. He is one of four candidates vying for the leadership of the party. The others are Liz Kendall, Jeremy Corbyn and Yvette Cooper. More than 550,000 are eligible to vote in the contest which will be announced on Saturday, 12th September 2015.

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Labour Party leader visits Carlisle

Labour Party leader, Ed Miliband Credit: PA

The leader of the Labour Party, Ed Miliband, is visiting Carlisle to meet members of the public.

He will hold a question and answer session in the city as part of Labour’s 'One Nation' series of events.

Mr Miliband is holding the event to give people the opportunity to come forward with their views on how to change politics and how politicians can rebuild public trust.