Selby's Deputy Mayor to receive MBE

The Deputy Mayor of Selby, Councillor Gavin Harding, will be at Buckingham Palace today to receive his MBE.

The 39-year-old, who has a form of cerebral palsy, is thought to be the first person in Europe with a learning disability to hold a mayoral position.

Cllr Harding says people with learning disabilities should be better represented in politics: