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Ed Miliband: how can he show he’s up to the job?

Miliband's crisis is not to do with empathy or with policy; he needs to show that he is tough and capable

By Peter Kellner  

Miliband speaks to supporters to defend his troubled leadership of the Labour party. © Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Ed Miliband’s problems remain. He has survived his immediate crisis and will almost certainly lead Labour into next year’s election. His challenge is to turn round his terrible ratings.

Perhaps the most alarming YouGov finding from the past fortnight was that only 34 per cent of people who voted Labour in 2010 think…

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