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Ed Miliband takes on the unions, one hand gesture at a time

Ed Miliband's TUC speech in full

Ed Miliband is delivering his speech to the TUC's conference in Bournemouth - at a critical time for the relationship between the Labour party and the unions. Here's the script in full.

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  • Unions warn more must be done to address global warming problem by 2050.

    Unions call for tougher carbon cuts

    Union activists have warned the government's plans to reduce carbon emissions by 60 per cent before 2050 will not be adequate to stem global warming.


    Smith: Britain isn't 'broken'

    The government finally moved to counter David Cameron's warnings of anarchy in the UK today, with the declaration "Britain isn't broken".

  • Brown challenged to 'listen' to unions

    Brown challenged to 'listen' to unions

    Brendan Barber, general secretary of the TUC, played down press speculation that unions are heading for a clash with Gordon Brown by warmly welcoming the new prime minister to this year's gathering of the trade unions.

  • Barber promises no tax rises for middle earners

    Barber calls for 'politics of equity'

    Brendan Barber opened this year's TUC congress with a call for a new national consensus working towards economic prosperity for all.

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