The Mole

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

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

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