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Ed Miliband defends leadership of Labour

23 August 2013 Last updated at 19:03 BST

Ed Miliband has brushed off criticism from senior Labour figures that he is failing to make an impact as leader.

He told party activists in Edinburgh he had learned to "take the rough with the smooth" and insisted he had a clear vision for the future Britain.

He said the 2015 election would be about living standards and accused the Tories of economic complacency.

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