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Ed Balls puts an elbow in the face of 7m families

Mon 22 Sep, AT 10:51 The Mole

A bloody incident with a journalist on the football pitch sets the tone for Ed Balls’s conference address

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Ed Balls plans 'symbolic' child benefit cut to balance books

One-Minute Read Mon 22 Sep, AT 08:46

Ministers' pay also slashed by five per cent in Labour's bid to show tough stance on austerity

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Yes, but… Noisy Salmond fails to guarantee independence

Tue 26 Aug, AT 10:48 The Mole

But Alistair Darling will regret being forced to say: 'Of course we could use the pound…'

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Miliband should sack Ed Balls – he's too moderate! Eh?

Mon 4 Aug, AT 10:14 The Mole

Shadow chancellor's bid to bury party's tax-and-spend reputation alienates some MPs and union bosses

2015 election countdown: too late to ditch Ed Miliband?

Tue 8 Jul, AT 08:29 Nigel Horne

Alan Johnson’s memoirs and appearances on Question Time make him a popular candidate to take over

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UK jobless figure 'falling like a stone' but wages keep shrinking

Wed 11 Jun, AT 11:16 The Mole

Miliband and Balls vindicated for banging on about cost of living crisis – but still the Blairites complain

Tony Benn dies at 88: 'the loss of an iconic figure of our age'

One-Minute Read Fri 14 Mar, AT 09:23

The 'lodestar for the Labour left' made enemies but was regarded with a good degree of affection

Raising top tax rate to 50p will bring in little or no revenue

Tue 28 Jan, AT 13:19 The Conversation

Paul Johnson and David Phillips of the Institute of Fiscal Studies question Ed Balls's tax pledge

Ed Balls’ 50p tax pledge wins surprise backing of Blairites

Mon 27 Jan, AT 10:24 The Mole

Big business and most newspapers are putting the boot in – but there’s support from an unlikely quarter

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Ed Balls' 50p top tax rate: is it 'stupid' or 'warmly welcome'?

First Reaction Mon 27 Jan, AT 09:26

Business hates tax pledge, but newspapers can't agree if it's dangerous economics, good politics or both

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