LABOUR Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is to give his first major speech since the election to delegates attending Unison’s annual conference in Brighton.

Mr Corbyn will address public sector staff from across the UK on Friday morning.

General secretary Dave Prentis’s keynote speech will be on the first day of the conference – which takes place at the Brighton Centre – on Tuesday at 2.30pm.

A two-day conference for staff working in local government started yesterday. There are debates on apprentices, workplace mental health and cuts to public libraries.

The conference for staff in the water, environment and transport sectors takes place at the same time.

Today it is the turn of employees in the energy sector.

The main conference starts tomorrow at 9.30am.

Key speakers include Keir Starmer MP, shadow Brexit spokesman, Jonathan Ashworth MP, Labour health spokesman, and Owen Jones, author and Guardian columnist.

Kate Webb from Shelter is due to speak on Thursday.