Charles Lucas meets George Osborne

Chancellor George Osborne visited Bristol on Wednesday, to wish Conservative councillor for Clifton Charles Lucas luck in his campaign to become Bristol Mayor.

Osborne was at the Airbus plant in Filton to announce a new wing testing centre, which will protect hundreds of skilled aerospace and engineering jobs in the city. 

During his visit, he and Charles also visited Gloucester County Cricket Ground in Ashley Down where this image was taken.

Commenting on the visit, Charles said, “The new wing testing centre is a boost to the job prospects of skilled engineers in Bristol - a sector for which the city is famous."