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6 June 2010updated 27 Sep 2015 2:18am

A point in defence of Ed Miliband

A supporter defends his ability to make decisions.

By James Macintyre

After signs that Ed Miliband is emerging in slow motion as the front-runner in Labour’s leadership contest, there are one or two digs at him around today, including from Alastair Campbell and including a revival of the idea occasionally put about by him that he has difficulty in making decisions.

On the latter question, a Labour figure who supports Ed Miliband and who I just spoke to points out that he proved his critics wrong by making “the biggest decision of his life” — by standing against his elder brother and the bookies’ favourite, David Miliband.


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