Emily Maitlis and Gareth Edwards
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Meet Gareth, the man who inspired Ed Miliband

During his 2014 Labour Party conference speech, Ed Miliband repeatedly name-checked individuals who have inspired his policies.

One name cropped up more than any other, and was mentioned so often that it even started to trend on Twitter. That name was Gareth.

Ed Miliband told the conference that Gareth worked at a software company, had a daughter and couldn't afford to buy a house.

Newsnight tracked down Gareth, and asked him about his encounter with the Labour leader.

  • 24 Sep 2014
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