Miliband: McBride briefings 'not my style of politics'

Asked directly whether he was involved in any of the briefings against colleagues revealed in Damian McBride's forthcoming memoir, Ed Miliband said it is "not my style of politics".

He said that anyone who knows him would agree that he has "never engaged in the factionalism, never engaged in the briefing".

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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.