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Russell Brand has unveiled his full 15-minute interview with Ed Miliband, filmed in the comedian-come-activist's kitchen in his London flat.
The Labour leader tells Brand that change is brought about by a "combination of politics and people."
"Without the politics, without Government, the change doesn't happen," he adds int he interview, filmed on Monday night. "That's what happens in democratic society."
Posted on Brand's YouTube channel The Trews, the comedian begins by telling Mr Miliband that the right to vote has become meaningless since women's suffrage.
Skip to 1:00 to see Mr Miliband emphatically tell Brand he is "just totally wrong":
At the end of the exchange, Brand says: "It's not a perfect interview but personally I found it a very interesting experience.
"I think it says a lot about Ed Miliband, he understands the way the media works right now, the way the country feels at the moment, the way that people feel, that he was prepared to come round here and talk to us."
Ed Miliband has defended his interview with Russell Brand, describing the comedian - who argues in favour of not voting in the general election - as "interesting".
He told ITV's This Morning that while people may find his meeting with Brand "controversial," he wanted to take the argument about voting directly to the comedian.
"The reason I've done it is because I think there are lots of people who are not going to vote in this election, who think it doesn't matter, who think who you vote for doesn't matter," Mr Miliband said.
Watch Mr Miliband discuss his meeting with Russell Brand:
A trailer for Russell Brand's interview with Labour leader Ed Miliband has been released today.
The clip, described as 'Milibrand', on Brand's 'The Trews' YouTube channel shows the comedian quizzing the Labour leader on the level of corporate taxes.
"Of course people share your outrage about companies that don't pay their taxes and it can be dealt with," Miliband said. "But you've got to have a government that's willing to say 'there's something wrong with this'".
The interview is thought to have been filmed yesterday after a fuzzy picture of Miliband leaving Brand's east London home emerged on Twitter at around 10pm.