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

IMF growth upgrade: Tories' chance to taunt Ed Balls

Tue 21 Jan, AT 10:19 The Mole

Good economic news for George Osborne means whispering campaign against Balls will continue

Miliband bank debacle: has he just thrown away the election?

Fri 17 Jan, AT 14:15 The Mole

The value of taxpayer-owned banks drops by £1bn – and Osborne outflanks him with £7 minimum wage support

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Ed Balls/Nick Clegg love-in: laying ground for new coalition

Fri 10 Jan, AT 10:08 The Mole

Labour missed a trick in 2010: now they're taking Lib Dems seriously in case it proves necessary

Sack Ed Balls! Pressure grows on Miliband to grasp the nettle

Mon 16 Dec, AT 11:05 The Mole

Alistair Darling, now running No campaign in Scotland, will be free soon. And he's boring – which is good

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HS2 vote: PM faces Tory rebels but Miliband has real headache

Thu 31 Oct, AT 11:03 The Mole

'Battle for control' between Miliband and Balls as Labour goes into today's vote still dithering

Baby P £600k sacking: blame Ed Balls, not Sharon Shoesmith

Tue 29 Oct, AT 09:16 The Mole

Shadow chancellor’s expensive mistake over removal of Haringey official raises questions of judgment

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Ed Balls: 'I never knew McBride was up to no good'. WHAT?

Mon 23 Sep, AT 10:34 The Mole

Shadow chancellor refuses to join the 'I told Gordon to fire Damian' brigade - and uses the S-word to boot

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