TUC comment on Ed Miliband's speech

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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.'

NOTES TO EDITORS:

- All TUC press releases can be found at www.tuc.org.uk

- Follow the TUC on Twitter: @tucnews

- On Saturday 20 October thousands of people from across the UK will be heading to London for A Future That Works - a march which starts on the Embankment and ends with a rally in Hyde Park. The day is being organised by the TUC in protest against the government's austerity measures and calls for a new approach which puts growth and an economy that works for ordinary families at the heart of government policy www.afuturethatworks.org

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