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Ed Miliband’s sulk led to Labour’s downfall

The former Labour leader might go down as the most catastrophic in the party's history

By Philip Collins  

Ed Miliband left his party in a mess after the disastrous general election © Danny Lawson/PA Wire/Press Association Images

At least Michael Foot had a literary reputation to fall back on when his leadership came to the end which had seemed, like death itself, inevitable from its beginning. Quite what Jeremy Corbyn will do when his unlikely leadership meets its likely end is anyone’s guess. Perhaps he will return to the…

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