Question Time election debate: Watch Ed Miliband slip – on David Cameron's sweat

Labour leader had a stumble as he exited the stage

Matt Dathan
Friday 01 May 2015 12:14
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Ed Miliband trips as he exits the Question Time stage in Leeds
Ed Miliband trips as he exits the Question Time stage in Leeds

Ed Miliband was given a rough ride by the Question Time audience but his biggest stumble of the night came right at the end - when he quite literally stumbled off the stage.

You might think she was joking, but a closer look at pictures of the Prime Minister's sweaty face suggests a politician may have actually given a right answer for once.

It could have been so much worse for Mr Miliband - he could have emulate former Labour leader Neil Kinnock's famous 'beach moment':

The night started well for Mr Miliband as he walked confidently up some steps - albeit with some guidance.

Ed Miliband is guided up the steps at the Leeds Art Gallery

It all went downhill from there. At least he didn't end up on his backside though - that would have handed the right-wing press a week's worth of front-pages.

The #Milistumble, as it was dubbed on Twitter, quickly became the most-talked about moment of his whole 30-minute interrogation and sparked a flurry of jokes on social media.

If he succeeds in his mission to become Prime Minister, they may have to build a ramp outside Number 10 Downing Street.


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