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Labour needs to shout about its economic record

The party did well in office, but has allowed the Conservatives to smear it. There's still time to change this before the election

By Michael Meacher  

Forget the leadership, where's the next Ed Balls? © LUKE MACGREGOR/WPA Rota/Press Association Images

With just five months to go to the election there is an extraordinary omission from Labour’s presentation of its electoral agenda, which is extremely difficult to understand. It is this: why, when the incessant Tory barrage is that Labour profligacy messed up the economy by…

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