Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is to visit the Western Isles, it has just been announced. 

The Western Isles Labour Party posted on social media: "Some of you might have heard the news that we are expecting a visitor to our islands. We are delighted and are looking forward to welcoming Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party.

"His visit to our islands highlights his commitment to reaching out to the many as we seek to promote an alternative to this shameful Tory government.

"We will have more details regarding the date of his visit and itinerary very soon."