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The prime minister puts his faith in the grey vote. Now Labour has to mobilise the young

The prime minister puts his faith in the grey vote. Now Labour has to mobilise the young | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Ed Miliband is entering the great generation war. Earlier this week David Cameron made his pledge never to touch a penny of pensioners’ perks, be they as rich as a duke, shamelessly bribing grey voters. Miliband replies with a pledge to the young.

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Can Labour pay for university fee cut?

Can Labour pay for university fee cut? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Ed Miliband, wants to next month announce an eye-catching policy of cutting maximum university fees for students by a third, from £9,000 to £6,000.

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Labour shuns black and Asian candidates in 'winnable' seats as Miliband faces calls for action

Labour shuns black and Asian candidates in 'winnable' seats as Miliband faces calls for action | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Ed Miliband is facing calls from within his own party to take action to secure the election of more black and Asian Labour MPs, amid signs that key constituencies are shunning candidates from ethnic minorities.

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Article cites research from the ESRC-funded British Election Study

Article originally published 30 Dec 2014

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Ed Miliband must move Labour to centre-ground to capitalise on Tories' Autumn Statement blunders

Ed Miliband must move Labour to centre-ground to capitalise on Tories' Autumn Statement blunders | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Last month's Autumn Statement led the Tories to commit major strategic errors.

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Fact Check: Do Ed Miliband's Claims Stack Up?

Fact Check: Do Ed Miliband's Claims Stack Up? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Ed Miliband has set out his six goals for Britain's future in his speech to the Labour conference. So how do some of his claims fare under closer scrutiny?

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Labour must push what Miliband has got right on the economy in election runup

Labour must push what Miliband has got right on the economy in election runup | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Charge sheet brought by the Tories may not stand up, but party still needs to show how its tax and spending policy can help re-shape and modernise the economy

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Labour's 'manifesto for women': Miliband to target the 9 million who didn't vote at the last election

Labour's 'manifesto for women': Miliband to target the 9 million who didn't vote at the last election | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Labour will target the nine million women who did not vote at the last general election after new figures showed that more women than men have turned their backs on politics.
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Osborne To Attack Labour's Spending Plans

Osborne To Attack Labour's Spending Plans | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The Tories say Labour's "unfunded spending promises" are a risk to the economy as Ed Miliband is to launch his election campaign.

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Ed Miliband makes election pledge to tackle the country’s deficit

Leader says that if Labour wins the election it will cut deficit every year while securing the future of the NHS

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