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Miliband gives Labour's election campaign in Southampton a final push
Mr Miliband visited Taunton's College in Hill Lane, Southampton for a question and answer session with students and staff about youth unemployment and job opportunities.
He discussed the pressures facing young people trying to fulfil their ambitions.
Mr Miliband said: "The next generation here in Southampton need to be confident their ambitions can be fulfilled in education and jobs. Instead, hundreds of young people here at Taunton's have had their education maintenance allowance cut and are understandably anxious about their prospects to get jobs as long term youth unemployment rises.
"But there is a better way. If Labour wins control of Southampton council we will ensure there are more apprenticeships because we will insist firms wanting council contracts will have to offer them. And nationally a bankers bonus tax should be spent on creating jobs for young people."
He added: "I want to do politics differently, not promising things we can't afford when there's not much money around, but only offering what we can deliver. And ensuring the way we change things are based on the experience of the people we seek to represent.
"A cap on train fares, a limit on energy bills for the elderly, an end of rip off charges and greater lending for small businesses are all things that would help people right now and get the economy moving. "
Mr Miliband said decisions made by the Tories had resulted in a "politics and an economy that's not working for working people."
Mr Miliband visited Southampton in February for the party's regional conference and returned in April to campaign on crime, jobs and living standards, when he held a Q&A with residents at the Eastpoint Centre in Thornhill.