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Ed Miliband: Labour Leader speech

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Miliband: Immigration high on the agenda

Yesterday Ed Miliband gave his inaugural leadership speech.  There was a lot of pressure and anticipation in the run up to this.  It didn’t go bad either. Ed began with a touching narrative about his immigrant parents and how the UK accepted his family as they sheltered from the Nazi regime.

It was somewhat disappointing that he followed this with anti immigrant rhetoric within minutes, without a mention of how immigrants shaped this country.  Let’s hope that Sadiq Khan and Diane Abbott can help shape his narrative in this regard over the coming months…

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