The Politics Home editor Paul Waugh is reporting that the Labour leader Ed Miliband has echoed David Cameron's condemnation of author Hilary Mantel **after her **comments about the Duchess of Cambridge:
Now EdMiliband weighs in on Kate Middleton row:"These are pretty offensive remarks. I don't agree with them" #mantelpiece
More Miliband: "Kate Middleton is doing a brilliant job in a difficult role. She's a huge asset to the country. She deserves our support"
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