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Mandelson: Britain 'shouldn't be over-sensitive' to EU criticism

Former European Commissioner Lord Mandelson has told ITV News the UK should not be "over-sensitive" after a senior EU official claimed British political leaders are "destroying the future" of its people by adopting populist policies on immigration.

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Mandelson: Miliband should hold nerve over EU vote

Ed Miliband should hold his nerve and not be "dragged along by the Ukip bandwagon" on Britain's membership of the European Union, former Labour minister and ex-European Commissioner Lord Mandelson told ITV News.

The Labour leader previously said he was against holding an in-out referendum under the terms proposed by Prime Minister David Cameron.

Lord Mandelson told Libby Wiener: "I think Ed Miliband is right to stand his ground but also to say that if there is in the future a need for, circumstances arising that require a referendum, then of course a Labour government would agree to that and put it to the British people".

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