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Poll: 55% of Britons would prefer Cameron as PM over Miliband

More than half (55%) of Britons would prefer to see David Cameron carry on as prime minister after the general election.

When faced with having to choose either Cameron or Ed Miliband as the next prime minister, only 45% opted for the Labour leader.

The Com Res/ITV News poll found that a slim majority (51%) would prefer to see a Labour majority in the House of Commons, while almost three-quarters (72%) would rather one-party rule over another coalition.

'Cameron's NHS is what tuition fees were to Clegg'

Ed Miliband has said an NHS under David Cameron "is what tuition fees were to Nick Clegg".

The Labour leader accused Cameron of "broken promises" after he stood outside a hospital with a sign saying "no cuts" then later closed its A&E department.

His comments came as he outlined Labour's 10-year plan for the NHS if elected, which includes an extra 20,000 nurses and 8,000 GPs.


Miliband promises an 'NHS with time to care' if elected

Miliband said the NHS is facing it's 'most perilous moment in a generation.' Credit: ITV News

Ed Miliband has promised an "NHS with time to care" if Labour wins at the General Election.

The Labour leader pledged to recruit an extra 20,000 more nurses and 8,000 GPs and join home services up with hospitals.

He also said he would also guarantee GP appointments within 48 hours and cancer test results within one week.

In a speech in Trafford, Manchester, he added: "An NHS that is better for patients, better for staff and better for all of us."

Miliband vows climate leadership if he becomes PM

Ed Miliband will promise to provide global leadership on tackling poverty and climate change if he wins the General Election in May.

In a speech later today, the Labour leader will insist that a commitment to the green agenda and a desire to reduce inequality are "at the heart of my beliefs" rather than being "part of a branding exercise".

Ed Miliband will address an event in Queen's Park, northwest London, later today. Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Miliband will promise to use a series of major global summits after the election to push for action to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030 and reduce global net carbon emissions to zero by 2050.

He is also set to reaffirm Labour's commitment to decarbonising the UK's electricity supply by 2030 and claim that "tackling climate change is the most important thing I can do in politics for my children's generation".

Watch live: Cameron faces TV debate questions at PMQs

After Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage told David Cameron they are prepared to go ahead with TV debates ahead of the election - with or without him, he will be expecting a tough time at Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs).

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'Not a single' promise funded by additional borrowing

Ed Miliband stressed Labour has no manifesto proposals funded by additional borrowing, adding, "Not a single one."

The Labour leader dismissed Conservative claims that the opposition had made £20.7 billion in unfunded spending commitments.

'No proposals in our manifesto funded by additional borrowing. Not a single one.' Credit: Pool

Miliband said the party would make cuts to public spending but deal with the deficit "responsibly," including through higher taxes on the wealthiest.

Labour will show they "can do more with less", the leader said.

Miliband: We're a country of food banks and bank bonuses

Ed Miliband has claimed Britain is "a country of food banks and bank bonuses" as he set out Labour's stand for the General Election.

Ed Miliband addresses Labour party supporters in Salford. Credit: Pool

"They [the Conservatives] call that a success," Miliband told Labour supporters in Salford.

"Well I don't and the British people don't either," he added.

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