Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has sent a get well soon message to stricken St Helens Council leader Barrie Grunewald.
Coun Grunewald, 37, is fighting for his life in a Spanish hospital after suffering a heart attack.
Mr Corbyn posted the message on his Twitter page.
Coun Grunewald, a father of two, suffered ther heart attack at a hotel in Gran Canaria.
Mr Corbyn’s tweet read: “My thoughts are with Barrie Grunewald, St Helens Council leader, who fell ill over the weekend.
“Hoping he makes a speedy recovery.”