Bristol's newly-elected Mayor has appealed to Labour councillors to take up his offer of seats on the city's cabinet.
George Ferguson wants to spread the top jobs among each of the main parties, but Labour's National Executive overruled a local decision to do so and has told Councillors aligned with the party not to join in.
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