Miliband: 'Britain can do better'

Ed Miliband repeatedly returned to the theme of Britain being able to 'do better' during his Labour Party conference speech in Brighton.

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Miliband speech: No notes and a new soundbite

Ed Miliband greets the crowd at the Labour Party conference.

So no notes. And an hour long. That in itself is an impressive act by Ed Miliband.

As far as the content is concerned, look out for an announcement on energy prices, and on immigration.

There is a personal section too about how hard leadership is - and how hard it was for his family when he stood for the leadership (no kidding).

He is also talking about how he stood up to Rupert Murdoch over phone hacking. That remains one of the most recognised achievements of his time in charge.

Similarly, he is capitalising on his opposition to military strikes in Syria - another reflection of the findings of our ComRes poll.

I also spot a theme in the first part of this speech. His new soundbite: "We're Britain. We're Better Than This."

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