Miliband: Cameron 'strong with the weak and weak with the strong'


David Cameron is "strong at standing up to the weak, but weak at standing up to the strong," Labour leader Ed Miliband said today.

Delivering his speech at the Labour Party conference in Brighton this afternoon, Miliband said he would scrap the planned spare room subsidy - the so-called 'bedroom tax'. "David Cameron was the prime minister who introduced the bedroom tax. I'll be the prime minister who repeals the bedroom tax," he said. Miliband said the vote should be extended to 16 and 17-year-olds to "make them part of our democracy". The big announcement of Miliband's speech was that, should his party win the next general election, Labour would freeze energy and electricity prices until 2017. The move wil...

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