Rob Pocock was elected as Labour's first ever councillor in Sutton Coldfield today, winning in the Vesey Ward.
He says it is an historic win for Labour.
Labour has celebrated a 'landslide victory' in Birmingham today, ousting the Tory-Lib Dem coalition which has ruled the city since 2004.
Early poll results suggest a good night for Ed Miliband's Labour party
Twenty-two Midlands councils will go to the polls in the local elections tonight.