Miliband to pay tribute to John Smith in union speech

Labour leader Ed Miliband will use his keynote speech at the Scottish Labour conference to say he "passionately" believes Scotland should stay in the UK, and will invoke the memory of former Labour leader John Smith to make his point.

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Miliband will call on Scots to "honour the legacy" of the late John Smith by voting No in the referendum. Credit: Reuters.

Mr Miliband will tell party activists:

"John Smith was a man who passionately believed in social justice in Scotland - and in the United Kingdom. Twenty years on, that flame of social justice still burns. And we can honour his legacy by winning the fight for Scotland to remain in the United Kingdom."

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Miliband urges Scottish voters to 'make the right choice'

Labour leader Ed Miliband has appealed to Scottish voters to make "the right choice" and remain in the UK. He made the comments during his address to his party's Scottish conference in Perth.