Miliband: 3.6 million households are privately rented

Ed Miliband is expected to point out that 3.6 million households - including one million with children - are now privately-rented accomodation.

"We cannot have two nations divided between those who own their own homes and those who rent", the Labour leader will say.

"There are too many rogue landlords and agencies either providing accommodation which is unfit or ripping off their tenants", he is set to add.

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Miliband: Lab Govt failures

Ed Miliband has admitted that the last Labour government did not do enough for ordinary people. The Opposition leader said the party has become distant from the public on issues such as immigration, and failed to rein in excess at the top of society.