Ed Miliband ‘appeals to Labour’s lost voters’: 8 in the morning – September 8th

8th September, 2010 8:42 am

8am

By Mark Ferguson / @markfergusonuk

* Ed Miliband appeals to Labour’s lost voters, says pollster Deborah Mattinson.

* Ed Balls says he wants to escape the “manipulated view” of what he has done in the past.

* Today the party votes on the system that will choose the next shadow cabinet.

* The party will also consider proposals to reserve a proportion of the cabinet for women.

* Arch-conservative Simon Heffer says Labour must eat humble pie.

* TUC head says cuts will trigger a “poll tax” style response.

* David Miliband has been invited to dinner with James Murdoch.

* And the screenwrite of Oscar winning “The Queen” accuses Blair of plagiarism.

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