James Forsyth James Forsyth

How Ed Miliband lost his winning hand

You can't run a '35 per cent strategy' when the Greens have knocked your vote into the low thirties

Ed Miliband’s internal critics used to complain that he had a 35 per cent strategy. They claimed that his unambitious plan was to eke out a technical victory by adding a chunk of left-wing Liberal Democrats to the 29 per cent of voters who stayed loyal to Labour in 2010.

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