Can Labour's mayoral candidate unite 'parochial' South Yorkshire?
'It will take a lot of convincing to get everyone on board with bus franchising'
Good evening members — and welcome to Thursday’s newsletter.
Today we have a look at this year’s election for the role of South Yorkshire Mayor — after Labour yesterday announced its candidate. We speak to some Labour party insiders and a respected academic about what the result means, and include some analysis about what might happen after May’s vote.