The leader of the opposition visited Falmouth over the weekend and met with local Labour candidates after a friend's wedding.

Jeremy Corbyn plans to return in October along with other members of the shadow cabinet to meet local business owners and answer questions from members of the public.

During his short trip, he visited Gylly Beach Cafe and spoke with Truro and Falmouth candidate Jennifer Forbes and Camborne, Redruth and Hayle candidate Paul Farmer about policies focusing specifically on Cornwall.

Some of the topics discussed included investing in public transport and improving conditions for the large number of self-employed workers in the duchy.

Jennifer Forbes said: "He's very easy company, very interesting and genuinely interested in the issues we are facing."

She added that Corbyn plans to return to Cornwall along with other members of the shadow cabinet for a series of Labour Roots events where they will answer questions from members of the public in an informal setting.

Events are planned for Falmouth, Truro, Camborne and Redruth in October although an exact date is yet to be set.

Jennifer added: "It's quite nice to do it in a format where people can ask questions and it's quite relaxed.

"People will be able to talk about general issues and concerns and find out what we're really about."