Labour's silent tribute after death of former minister

Labour Party Conference delegates in Manchester stood for a minute's silence in memory of former Labour energy minister Malcolm Wicks, who has died at 65.

Maggie Mansell, chairwoman of the Croydon North Constituency Labour Party, said: "Malcolm was a leader.

"He inspired everyone who worked with him to do their best and then do better.

"Malcolm was first and foremost a family man... we want to give them time as a family to feel their loss."