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Labour ‘founded for working people’, Miliband tells white van man

Labour leader moves to limit damage over Emily Thornberry’s ‘disrespectful’ tweet as Ukip celebrates Tory defeat in byelection

Ed Miliband was forced to issue a statement on Friday affirming that the Labour party was “founded for working people” as he moved to limit the political damage of a tweet by the former shadow attorney general Emily Thornberry of a picture of a house decked out in St George’s flags.

As the Tories expressed delight in private that the row over the tweet of an English flag and a white van had distracted attention from a major byelection setback in Rochester and Strood, the Labour leader censured Thornberry for a “disrespectful” tweet.

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Labour poll lead grows to four points but only 1 in 5 sees Miliband as PM

Level of support for Labour leader to head country falls but partys predicted vote share remains strong despite infightingLabour has extended its poll lead to four points but just one in five people can imagine Ed Miliband as prime minister, according …
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