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Our aim: a 60 seat majority at the next General Election

Tom Watson MP said, "Today the Party published its list of battleground seats for the 2015 General Election.

"Ed Miliband is determined we are going to be a one term opposition returned with a working majority at the next general election.

"This is a challenge, but one we are all going to work hard to achieve.

"That’s why, today we have published a list of battleground seats.

"There are 106 of these seats, and the list is entirely offensive, which shows the scale of our ambition.

"Our aim is to have a 60 seat majority at the next General Election. 

"These seats are our path to that majority. 

"It is not a list of every seat we will target for the 2015 General Election, as we will review this list, taking into account opinion polls, elections results and campaign activity on the ground – but it is where we will start. 

"I want these seats to provide focus for the Party, a shared plan behind which we can unite. 

"Working together, campaigning as a One Nation Party we can deliver a One Nation Labour Government in 2015."


<div>Labour's list of 106 key battleground seats. </div>


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