>Has Ed Miliband won the battle of the brothers in arms?

>Rumours are beginning to float around that Ed, not David, Miliband will be announced as the new Leader of the Labour party tomorrow afternoon. After Ken Livingstone’s victory in the battle to become the Labour candidate for London Mayor, perhaps this pressing of the political rewind button shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. The older Miliband has been tainted with the Blair legacy, caught in the furore surrounding ‘the memoirs’, and frankly has not been forgiven for being a coward when he could have removed Brown.

VN will of course bring you the result and analysis when it is officially announced, but if the rumours are true it will be interesting to see how senior coalition members, particularly in the Lib Dems, deal with a genuinely left wing Labour leader. For now, a little tribute to the warring Milibrothers:


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