Govt source's fury at 'copper-bottomed s--t' Miliband

A Government source was allegedly furious with Ed Miliband after the Labour leader scuppered David Cameron's plans to vote on Syria military intervention in Parliament today, The Times reports (£).

A Government source was reportedly furious with Ed Miliband. Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

The Prime Minister was told by Mr Miliband yesterday afternoon that his party would not back a Commons vote allowing British submarines to fire rockets at military targets in Syria.

The Labour leader said the country should not make a hasty decision in rushing into the conflict and would not support any vote before UN weapons inspectors in Damascus had presented their findings.

A Government source was reportedly angry with Mr Miliband, telling the newspaper: "No 10 and the Foreign Office think Miliband is a f-----g c--t and a copper-bottomed s--t.

"The French hate him now and he’s got no chance of building an alliance with the US Democratic Party."