Ed Miliband

A former adviser to Gordon Brown in both opposition and government, Ed Miliband has been MP for Doncaster North since 2005.


He entered the cabinet as chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster in 2007, eventually becoming energy and climate change secretary. After the Labour Party's loss in the 2010 general election he was elected as its youngest-ever leader.

De Blasio to speak at Labour conference

Democratic New York mayor is inspiration to Ed Miliband

Brown endorses new powers for Scotland

Voters urged to back more control over tax and welfare

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Kingfisher chief rejects Whitehall offer

Latest business leader reluctant to take government role

Time to spin off Scotland?

UK’s made the most of these northern assets. We are ready for a management buyout

Scots see Cameron visit as panicky

Decision to miss Commons questions is ‘too little, too late’

Saltire flies limply over Downing St

Ministers’ efforts to display solidarity fail to stir the English

Labour widens poll lead over Tories

Two separate polls represents fresh concern for prime minister

Party leaders plan emergency Scots visit

Polls show independence vote in the balance

Unions split proves awkward for Miliband

Two biggest unions refuse to back No campaign

Salmond: I won’t resign if Scots vote no

Scotland’s first minister will not stand down

Cameron insists he will not resign

City sees a Yes vote in referendum as a serious prospect

Sottish Independence Campaign. labour leader Ed Miliband visits Blantyre in support of there the No Campaign in the scottish independence campaign. Blantyre Miners Community resource Centre, Blantyre near Glasgow, 4/9 2014. Yes and no campaigners wigh their respective placards outside the community centre. Photo © Mark Pinder 07768 211174 mark@markpinderphotography.co.uk

Miliband fights for union and his future

Labour leader’s political fate could hang on Scottish vote result

Scottish No camp’s new ploy: PM is doomed

Senior Tory says Cameron unlikely to be in office long

Miliband considers health tax for manifesto

Focus on eyecatching promise taps voter concern over NHS

America - the best place to be British

The three great omissions of American life – the BBC, football and healthcare – are now increasingly on tap

Business big hitters wary of Whitehall

There are too many deterrents to attracting private-sector high-flyers to the civil service

Parliament must address Iraq crisis

The absence of Britain’s political class is indefensible

Political spouses are best in the shadows

The idea that an adoring other half is electoral Viagra refuses to die, writes Helen Lewis

Small-scale vision is right for Britain

The country does have a role in the world: as a nexus for global flows of capital and people

UK toughens line on bombardment of Gaza

Foreign secretary calls for humanitarian ceasefire

Property tycoon gives £500,000 to Labour

Donation third-largest by private individual this parliament

PERTH, SCOTLAND - MARCH 21: Ed Miliband, leader of the Labour Party gives his speech to the Scottish Labour conference on March 21, 2014 in Perth, Scotland. Mr Miliband told party members that a yes vote in the independence referendum and a Conservative win in the next general election, would force Scotland and the rest of the UK to compete on cutting taxes and wages to compete globally. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
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Miliband’s talk of big ideas makes for risky politics

The Labour leader is happy to be seen as radical – he should not be

Cameron attacked over oligarch’s gift

Miliband says UK prime minister has ‘questions to answer’

Miliband says PM wins in photo finish

Labour leader says he cannot beat Cameron on image

BP’s Conn in talks to lead Centrica

Head of downstream division quits oil major

Private sector tenants pay highest rents

Third of homes in poor condition, against 15% of social housing

Miliband takes hard Ukraine stance in US

Labour leader tells Europe to ‘step up’ response to crisis

Miliband confronts activists on spending

No return to tax and spend policies, Labour leader tells forum

Blair urges centrist Labour position

Former UK prime minister warns against shift to left

Unite chief calls for Labour ‘big beasts’

Head of party’s biggest donor wants shadow cabinet reshuffle

Miliband may cancel Washington trip

Downing of flight MH17 puts Obama meeting in doubt

CBI questions Labour’s rail intervention

What is the current system not delivering, asks Cridland

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 29: Gates bar access to King's Cross underground station, which was closed to commuters before 7am due to industrial action, on April 29, 2014 in London, England. At 9pm last night members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) Union commenced a 48 hour strike on the London Underground over plans to close all ticket offices with the loss of nearly 1000 jobs. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
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Tories to toughen strike ballot rules

Manifesto proposal would impose 50% turnout threshold

John Cridland, CBI Director-General. Photograph by: Rosie HallamJohn Cridland, CBI Director-General. Photograph by: Rosie Hallam
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CBI warns politicians not to rock boat

Business group fears election campaign could damage recovery

Cameron taunted over Gove’s demotion

Liam Fox said to be ‘angry and humiliated’ over his treatment

Cost cap for payday loans to be spelt out

Charges expected to be pegged at about £30 per £100 loaned

Stagecoach warns on Labour rail reform

Chief executive says companies would be deterred from bidding

‘Technical degrees’ promised by Miliband

Labour leader to outline plans for practical university courses

Labour leads Tories in opinion polls

Cameron’s popularity from EU showdown has seen only temporary boost

£6bn fund announced for English regions

Plans for new homes, transport links and training