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Prescott slams 'failing' Labour

Ed Miliband has faced another attack from a senior Labour figure as a new poll suggests his popularity among voters is at an all-time low. Lord Prescott said the shadow cabinet had "massively failed" to get its message across under his leadership.

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Report: Labour plotting to lower voting age to 16

Ed Miliband addressed teenage pupils at Blatchington Mill School in Hove last month. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Labour have reportedly drawn up plans to lower the voting age from 18 to 16 in an attempt to capture more support.

The Sunday Times said Labour's shadow minister for London, Sadiq Khan, had prepared the key reform, which could be introduced for the 2020 election if the party return to power in 2015.

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