26 Sep 2021

Labour party conference overshadowed by internal controversy

Welcome to Brighton, where against the backdrop of the pandemic, chaos at the petrol pumps, and fears of supermarket shortages, Labour really should be riding high in the polls.

Except much of the party conference has been overshadowed by internal controversy over leadership elections, and whether or not Angela Rayner should apologise for calling Tory ministers “a bunch of scum”.

Our political correspondent Liz Bates has more.