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Bristol MP Kerry McCarthy has backed MP Andy Burnham as the next Labour leader.
The representative for Bristol East was speaking after attending a rally hosted by the leadership candidate in the West Country this weekend.
Jeremy Corbyn the MP for Islington North is favourite for the position.
David Cameron today hit out at Labour's Ed Balls after comments he made about the letter left in the Treasury at the end of Labour's last term in office.
The Shadow Chancellor has been quoted today as saying the letter was a "joke". The Prime Minister described that as "frankly appalling".
In a recent interview with ITV West Country, presenter Ian Axton actually showed Mr Balls the letter which has been exclusively filmed by ITV News.
Watch his reaction here:
Labour's Ed Balls said today his new policy of cutting business rates for small firms would save each business an average of £400 a year.
In an interview with Ian Axton of ITV News he was asked if those same businesses could afford the £3000 per employee cost of increasing the Mimimum Wage to £8 an hour.
Labour's Ed Balls has refused to rule out changing income tax threshold rates if he becomes Chancellor.
In an interview with ITV News, presenter Ian Axton asked him if he had any plans to change the thresholds.
In an interview at Labour's party conference, ITV West Country correspondent Bob Constantine began by asking the leader, Ed Miliband about claims that energy companies wouldn't be able to invest in power stations - like the one planned at Hinkley Point in Somerset - if the freeze goes ahead.
Mr Miliband has accused energy companies of "scare stories" about the impact of a freeze on bills. He was speaking to us about the pledge to hold energy prices for 20 months if Labour wins the next election.
Labour Councillors in Bristol have elected Councillor Helen Holland as the party's new leader.
Cllr Holland who has represented Whitchurch Park for the last 21 years replaces councillor Peter Hammond who resigned in November 2012.