Shadow Chancellor

Seven Reasons Why Ed Miliband Should Keep Ed Balls As Shadow Chancellor

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

The knives are out for the shadow chancellor. Again. But to call for him to be sacked on the basis of a single, bad Commons performance is absurd. Contrary to conventional wisdom, it is Ed Balls, not George Osborne, who has been vindicated on the economy.

Balls-Up

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Politics

Labour's Ed Balls has admitted to being caught running a red light as he drove home through London after work. The Shadow Chancellor was caught by ...

Miliband Refuses To Ditch Balls

PA | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has dismissed suggestions he should ditch Ed Balls as his shadow chancellor despite a fresh poll suggesting voters have more faith in Geor...

'The Cynical Act Of A Desperate Chancellor'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK Politics

Ed Balls has attacked George Osborne after he appeared to link the case of child killer Mick Philpott with the need to cut benefits, saying the minist...

'Economy Will Suffer Long Term Damage If Policy Isn't Changed'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Politics

Long-term damage will be done to the economy unless the government changes its economic policy, the shadow Chancellor will warn on Tuesday. The coa...

Balls: We Would Back Cameron In Fight Against Prisoner Voting

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK Politics

Labour's Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls has said the party will back David Cameron if he chooses to fight an ultimatum issued by human rights judges givin...

Alan Johnson's Ex-Police Bodyguard Sacked Amid Rumours Of Affair With MP's Wife

PA | Posted 22.01.2012 | UK Politics

Alan Johnson's ex-police bodyguard has been sacked by Scotland Yard after an investigation into an alleged affair with the former home secretary's wif...

Ed Balls Continues To Pile Pressure On George Osborne Over Deficit Reduction

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 23.09.2011 | UK Politics

Ed Balls has accused George Osborne of "undermining growth" and his own credibility ahead of Tuesday's GDP figures. The shadow chancellor warned th...