ENG: Edward Samuel Miliband (born 24 December 1969) is a British Labour Party politician, currently the Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition. He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for the South Yorkshire constituency of Doncaster North since 2005 and served in the Cabinet from 2007 to 2010 under Prime Minister Gordon Brown.
Born in London, Miliband graduated from the University of Oxford and the London School of Economics, becoming first a television journalist and then a Labour Party researcher, before rising to become one of Chancellor Gordon Brown's confidants and Chairman of HM Treasury's Council of Economic Advisers.
As Prime Minister, Gordon Brown appointed Miliband as Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster on 28 June 2007. ...
... the river' in Europe
Ed Miliband, the Labour leader, has accused David Cameron of selling Britain 'down the river' by leaving the UK isolated from Europe.
Last month the Prime Minister vetoed a new European treaty for greater fiscal intergration between eurozone countries saying there were not enough safeguards for the City.
Yesterday the treaty was signed without Britain.
Mr Miliband said: "I'm very concerned about what David Cameron has done. He trumpeted last December that he had got a great deal for Britain and protected us.
"And the way Europe was going to go about ...
barby - in poll Ed Miliband
Miliband is right. The only trouble for Labour is that it is David not Ed who is charting the path to a revival for his troubled party.
David Miliband, the Blairite brother who was widely expected to win the leadership until the unions sneaked Ed into the top spot via the cat flap in Labour's back door, has written a 3,000-word tome for the New Statesman magazine. In it, he urges his party to get out of its comfort zone and rethink the attitudes and policies that cost it the last election.
Specifically, he says that the weaknesses of David Cameron's Big Society project 'should not blind ...
Ed Miliband, the Labour leader, has a family connection to Anne Frank, the Holocaust victim, discloses his brother.
Ed Miliband used his first conference speech as Labour leader to describe how his parents had fled the Nazis. There is, though, one intriguing family connection that has now come to light.
His brother, David Miliband, has disclosed that his aunt knew the father of Anne Frank, the diary-writing victim of the Holocaust.
“She had a lovely lilt when she talked about this kindly, extraordinary man who came into her life to talk about his daughter,” says the former ...
Our flatlining economy is back to where it was six months ago - Leslie
Chris Leslie MP, Labour’s shadow financial secretary to the Treasury, responding to the second estimate of GDP for the first quarter of 2013, said:
Today each of us can send a loud message of support to our Armed Forces - Murphy
Jim Murphy MP, Labour's Shadow Defence Secretary, commenting on the appalling murder of a member of the Armed Forces in Woolwich, said:
UK has worst long term investment record of any G8 country - Ed Balls & Chuka Umunna
More long-term investment is needed in the UK economy Labour will say today as business leaders meet to discuss an independent review on overcoming short-termism in British business.
Ed Balls and Chuka Umunna are taking part in a seminar, hosted by the London Stock Exchange and Sir George Cox to discuss the findings of Sir George’s review for the Labour Party. They will also reveal figures on the UK’s poor record for long-term investment.
Cameron and Hunt have been found out playing politics with A&E - Burnham
Andy Burnham MP, Labour's Shadow Health Secretary, responding to comments this morning by Dr Laurence Buckman, Chairman of the BMA's General Practitioners Committee, said: