Labour has selected Jack Sargeant as the party's Assembly candidate in Alyn and Deeside.

He'll fight the by-election caused by the death of his father Carl Sargeant.

He was named at a hustings event in Connah's Quay Civic Hall for the Alyn and Deeside seat.

I am humbled and honoured to have been selected as Labour’s candidate to contest the Alyn & Deeside by-election on Tuesday, 6 February. I would like to thank local Labour Party members for the faith they have placed in me.

Jack Sargeant, Labour’s candidate for Alyn & Deeside

Three candidates have now been picked but nominations don't close until next Wednesday for the by-election on February, 6.

They are:For the Conservative party - Sarah Atherton

For the Liberal Democrat party - Donna Lalek