Who will be Birmingham’s new council leader? Following the standing down of Sir Albert Bore, the Labour party will elect a new leader. See the candidates debate in our live blog of the first election hustings.
The candidates are councillors Ian Ward, Penny Holbrook, John Clancy, Mike Leddy and Barry Henley.
Voting for the new leader will take place on November 23rd but only their fellow 78 Labour councillors can vote. The winner will become leader of Birmingham City Council on December 1st.