Labour leader meets North East delegates

The Labour leader Ed Miliband received a rousing reception when he attended Northern Night at his party's conference.Mr Miliband was greeted by MPs and other delegates from the North East and Cumbria.

Northern Night is an established part of the Labour conference which, this year, is being held in Manchester.Some delegates said there was a noticeable rise in confidence among the party, with expectations of a Labour victory in 2015 rising.