2015 election countdown: too late to ditch Ed Miliband?

Alan Johnson’s memoirs and appearances on Question Time make him a popular candidate to take over

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Should the Labour Party take the extraordinary step of replacing their leader, Ed Miliband, in time for the May 2015 general election?

The question arises because of his miserably low scores in polls where voters are asked to rate his personal attributes: for example, a YouGov poll last month found that 60 per cent of voters believed he was “not up to the job” of being prime minister.

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