Ed Miliband’s Dockside Speech: A values analysis

Tom Crompton

Values matter and are highly influenced by language and the world around us. In this piece Tom Crompton analyses a speech made by Ed Miliband on social security, looking at the values within it and what the likely impacts of them are.


The speech was delivered at Newham Dockside on 6 June 2013 was billed as politically significant – signaling the repositioning of Labour around the perceived ‘traps’ being set by George Osborne. 

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