Paul Richards

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Fifty years on: Harold Wilson’s lessons for Ed

Paul Richards

By the time Ed Miliband came into the world on Christmas eve 1969, Harold Wilson had been prime minister for five years, at the helm of only the second-ever majority Labour government. Fifty years on from Wilson’s first election, what lessons are there for Labour’s next prime minister? Britain’s place in the world, the size…

Ed Miliband

His own man: Why the Daily Mail is wrong

Paul Richards

New polling yesterday shows that the majority of the public back Ed Miliband over the Daily Mail’s claim that his father Ralph was the  ‘man who hated Britain’. As debate over the issue continues, it strikes me that the preposterous subtext of the Mail’s now-infamous headline is that if Miliband senior was a dangerous Marxist, so…