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Labour leader Ed Miliband delivers keynote speech at Glyndŵr University

27 June 2011

A keynote speech from Labour leader Ed Miliband to hundreds of his party’s MPs was delivered at Glyndŵr University.

The University hosted Labour’s National Policy Forum at its Wrexham campus on Saturday.

Watched on by guests including former Secretary of State for Wales, Peter Hain MP, and deputy Labour leader Harriet Harman, Mr Miliband spoke of the need for his party to change in order to win back voters.

Saturday’s forum was the second major political event to take place at the university in the last few weeks, following the broadcast of BBC’s Question Time from Wrexham earlier this month.

Professor Michael Scott, Vice-Chancellor of Glyndŵr University, said: “The decision by the Labour party to hold such a significant event here shows the strength of the university’s facilities and the important role it plays in the community in north Wales.

“The national policy forum hosted a keynote speech designed to reach out to the public and the rest of the Labour party and we’re delighted that Glyndŵr University was chosen as the place to do this.”

Mr Miliband’s speech was delivered in the William Aston Hall, the university’s main concert and events venue, with breakout sessions held in the Catrin Finch Centre later in the afternoon.

It was covered extensively in the British media, with news reports on BBC, Sky and ITV News.

View Sky News report of Ed Miliband’s speech

View BBC News coverage of Ed Miliband’s speech

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