Which isn't quite what David Miliband was saying, earlier this month.
“[...] in many villages and towns across Britain pubs are the life and soul of the community."Hmmm, I wonder which is the true face of Labour with regard to pubs?
"[...] we can and should stand up for the local pub – and the community links and civic life they sustain. Local pubs are great British institutions – and as Labour leader I would stand up for them.”
By the way, you can ask Miliband Major a question or two on the subject here, if you like. You can be trusted to be nice, can't you?