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Miliband defends Falkirk inquiry

Ed Miliband has defended his handling of the Falkirk vote-rigging row, insisting there is no need for Labour to reopen its inquiry amid claims that evidence from a key witness was withdrawn without her consent.

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Miliband says Labour will look at new Falkirk evidence

Ed Miliband refused to comment on whether the Falkirk inquiry would be reopened

Ed Miliband has promised his party will look into any new evidence regarding allegations of vote-rigging in Falkirk, but refused to comment on whether the inquiry would be reopened.

The Labour leader admitted there were "machine politics" at play in Falkirk, but insisted his party are "learning the lessons" from the scandal.

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