VETERAN councillor Malcolm Slater has been chosen to defend his Keighley seat in next spring's Bradford Council elections.

The Keighley East branch of the Labour Party has reselected Cllr Slater as its candidate for the polls on May 7, 2020.

He said he was honoured to be chosen, adding: "If I'm elected, I will use my skills and experience to represent and help residents for another four years."