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30 September 2010updated 27 Sep 2015 2:12am

The Conference Five | 30 September

Best of the mainstream and blogosphere coverage.

By Staff Blogger

1. Neil’s boy (Marbury)

Ian Leslie highlights Neil Kinnock’s impassioned defence of Ed Miliband on the conference floor.

2. Harriet Harman closes ‘rollercoaster’ Labour conference (Guardian)

The Guardian‘s political team report on Harriet Harman’s closing speech.

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3. A murky deal in the Labour leadership vote (Michael Crick)

Newsnight’s Michael Crick reflects on an incidence of vote-trading during the leadership election.

4. Hey, Daddio, Are You Cool Enough for Ed’s New Generation? (WSJ)

Iain Martin has compiled a quick quiz to help conference delegates determine if they are part of Ed’s “new generation”.

5. Conference diary V: some old new generations (Labour Uncut)

Alastair Campell, Norma Stephenson, and David Miliband star in the final edition of their Labour conference diary.

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