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Brendan Barber said Ed Miliband `got a difficult balance right`
Bruised unions bow to Miliband

By Alex Stevenson Trade unions have pledged their support to Ed Miliband – after the new Labour leader told them he would not support strikes against forthcoming spending cuts. Mr Miliband sought to shake off the tabloids’ ‘Red Ed’ tag in his leader’s speech to the party conference in Manchester after winning the Labour leadership… Read more »

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Ed Miliband did not march his party off to the left
Ed Miliband speech: Analysis

Neither lurching to the left nor sticking to the status quo, Ed Miliband’s decisive departure from the days of New Labour is nevertheless a political gamble. By Alex Stevenson This was a bold effort not because Miliband decided to lead his party in one direction or another, but because he was prepared to say things… Read more »