date: 2 October 2012
embargo: For immediate release
Commenting on the speech delivered today (Tuesday) in Manchester by Labour leader Ed Miliband, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
'Ed Miliband today spelled out a compelling vision of the new Britain we need to build, based on fairness and one nation social solidarity in place of inequality and division.
'This was an audacious performance by a confident leader preparing for the responsibilities of government.'
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Press release (300 words) issued 2 Oct 2012
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