Miliband: 'Britain can do better'

Ed Miliband repeatedly returned to the theme of Britain being able to 'do better' during his Labour Party conference speech in Brighton.

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Union boss: 'No one can say the parties are all the same'

New TUC general secretary Frances O'Grady said Ed Miliband's speech was a "defining moment" for the Labour leader. Credit: PA

TUC general secretary Frances O'Grady said: "This was a defining speech that rightly focused on the living standards crisis and went on to offer hope.

"At its heart was a clear break from the view that Britain succeeds by reducing the rights, pay and prospects of people at work.

"More importantly, the clear pledges made today and during the rest of this week showed that there will be a real choice at the next election - no one can now say that the parties are all the same."

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