Rotherham Councillor, Mahroof Hussain welcomes the election of Ed Miliband as leader of Labour Party
Labour politicians in South Yorkshire are hoping the appointment of Doncaster MP Ed Miliband as leader will put local issues higher up the party agenda. Mahroof Hussain said South Yorkshire would benefit from Ed Miliband's appointment.
Rotherham councillor Mahroof Hussain said: "It's great to have a leader from South Yorkshire. Let's take maximum benefit from this."
He hoped the row over axed government funding to Sheffield Forgemasters "can now be on the agenda at senior level".