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Labour domestic violence speech: Focus on the big ideas, not stats wars

Yvette Cooper must sell the revolutionary agenda at the heart of her Domestic Violence campaign, not get tied up in the numbers

By Josh Lowe  

The Shadow Home Secretary's stance on domestic violence is bold, but she needs to show that to the public

Labour’s summer campaign, billed under the rather dramatic umbrella title of “The Choice,” got properly under way today with a speech from Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper on Domestic Violence.

Following leader Ed Miliband’s speech on Friday, in which the famously clumsy bacon sandwich eater called for an end to “photo-op politics,”…

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