George Galloway hailed his victory in a by election last year as the Bradford Spring. But could it be turning into a winter of discontent for the MP?
Five Bradford city councillors who were members of his Respect Party have resigned from the organisation in a dispute with party officials.
It comes after two of them were suspended in August for criticising Mr Galloway's interest in running for London Mayor.
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