Miliband admits he wanted Damian McBride sacked

Labour leader Ed Miliband has admitted that he sought the sacking of Gordon Brown's former aide Damian McBride, and that he raised his concerns at the time to Mr Brown.

He told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show that he was concerned about "indications that he [McBride] was briefing against colleagues".

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Miliband quiet on borrowing

Ed Miliband has refused to be drawn on how his party would pay for measures to alleviate what he calls the "cost of living crisis". Labour has announced policies to force large firms to train more British apprentices and pay the minimum wage.