Ferguson to be sworn in as Bristol mayor

George Ferguson pictured last Friday Credit: ITV West

Bristol's first elected mayor will be officially inaugurated this afternoon. George Ferguson will be sworn in during a ceremony at Temple Meads at two o'clock. Mr Ferguson beat the Labour candidate to second place in last Thursday's vote.

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George Ferguson beat 14 rivals to win the contest to become Bristol's first ever elected mayor. The vote took place on November 15th.