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Ed Miliband hasn’t solved the productivity problem

In a speech to business yesterday, the Labour leader rightly focused on this key economic issue, but his proposed solutions miss the mark

By George Magnus  

Ed Miliband has historically been a little uneasy around business, but should he just be bolder? © Stefan Rousseau/PA Archive/Press Association Images

In a well-flagged speech to UK business to mark the start of the election campaign, Ed Miliband yesterday made a sound appeal that Labour would not subject the country to the uncertainty of a prolonged EU referendum debate, not to mention the damage from the risk…

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