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Ed Miliband told: raise your game

Ed Miliband Speaks

Ed Miliband has been put on notice that Labour faces a major battle if it is to secure an overall parliamentary majority next year after the local elections showed that the party is struggling to achieve the sort of breakthrough that would signal a Westminster victory.

What do the council results mean for the 2015 general election ?

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"Now this is just a bit of fun," Peter Snow used to say as he wielded his swingometer after each sensational byelection, to reveal the House of Commons stuffed with 500 Lib Dem MPs or whatever it was that would result if Britain as a whole voted the same way in a proper election – which, of course, this was not.