Bristol's new mayor Marvin Rees has been sworn in after defeating George Ferguson, winning some sixty per cent of the vote
A former journalist has been selected as the Labour candidate for an elected mayor in Bristol. Marvin Rees currently runs a health and equalities campaign for the NHS.
Mr Rees won the nomination against four other candidates including former MP Dan Norris and city council leader Peter Hammond. The vote for the mayor will take place in November.