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.

Cameron rules out Miliband TV face-off

PM offers single, seven-leader election debate

TV channels push Cameron on poll debate

Prime minister’s aides want to keep spotlight off Miliband

Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow at the Speakers House in Westminster speaking to the FT amid arguments over the appointment of the Clerk of the House of Commons. Credit: David Parry/ FT
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Commons refit could cost £3bn, says Speaker

MPs might have to move out

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 27: Prime Minister David Cameron, British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Leader of the Labour Party, Ed Miliband attend a Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony at Central Hall Westminster on January 27, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/WPA Pool/Getty Images)
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Brits grouch but vote for more of the same

A ‘change’ election is unlikely as voters seem to want the country tweaked, not turned on its head

UK rent control will create stability

Institutional investors unfazed by possible property regulation

Ed Miliband, Leader of the Labour party, delivers his keynote speech at the Labour party conference in Manchester.
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Miliband attacked over pension tax plan

Tax breaks raid to fund student fees cut

Miliband’s misplaced move on tuition fees

UK university funding is still imperfect. Labour would make it worse

Miliband pledges cut in student fees

Policy announcement does little to ease universities’ fears

Labour edges ahead in poll predictor

Ed Miliband shown to have 74% chance of becoming prime minister

Rifkind’s 40-year career ended by scandal

Anger of fellow MPs gave Conservative party grandee little choice

Malcolm Rifkind (left) and Jack Straw
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Cameron rules out curbs on MPs’ second jobs

PM resists pressure to take action after Straw-Rifkind furore

Mandelson warns Labour on university fees

Higher fees have benefited universities, peer says

Lord Neil Kinnock. Photogrpahed in London for UK News.
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Kinnock says mansion tax is cost of ‘lunch’

Former Labour leader rejects fears of proposed levy

Intercontinental Hotel

InterContinental Hotels raises dividend

Payout rises 11% on the back of boost in revenue per room

Miliband’s loyalties blind him to vested interests

The enemies on his list are commercial forces of some kind and pantomime villains at that

Labour pledges guaranteed apprenticeships

Policy would apply to school leavers with level 3 qualifications

Miliband plans boost for small businesses

Labour leader says everyone in the UK economy is a wealth creator

Miliband tries to rally support in Wales

Labour leader hits out at corporate tax abuse in speech

Political leaders in joint climate pledge

Cameron, Miliband and Clegg seek to put issue above politics

Week of bad news puts Tories on the spot

MPs rue stories on donors, fundraising ball and tax avoidance

Bankers face extension of pay clawbacks

Labour plans to lengthen period from seven to 10 years

Lord Fink

Hedge fund ‘godfather’ drawn into fray

Lord Fink transformed Man Group into top hedge fund

Labour tax affairs under scrutiny

Criticism of Tory donors raises questions about Miliband finances

Maths lesson gives Miliband a headache

Think-tank finds education vow by Labour and Tories are similar

Lord Fink

Fink drops threat to sue Miliband over tax

Tory admits to ‘vanilla’ avoidance and says everybody does it

Labour pledges to cap class sizes at 30

Policy to create more places at high-performing schools

Miliband blasts Cameron’s ‘dodgy donors’

Fink threatens to sue, while HSBC faces possible criminal probe

Lord Fink

Fink challenges Miliband on donors attack

Tory urges Labour leader to repeat claim without parliamentary protection

Miliband attacks Tories over donors

Labour leader seizes on HSBC tax scandal

Labour’s wealthy business backers flee

Party finances left much more dependent on unions

Miliband’s union gamble fails to pay off

Labour more dependent than before on money from the movement

Dale Vince of Ecotricity
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Green energy tycoon donates £250,000 to Labour

Millionaire founder of Ecotricity eases business pressure on Miliband

UK business leader backs EU referendum

Longworth of British Chamber of Commerce calls for swift vote

Andrew Rosenfeld, Chief Executive of Minerva plc.

Labour donor Rosenfeld dies aged 52

Tycoon who defected from Tories was key backer of Miliband

Business Secretary Lord Green Is pictured in his London Government offices.

Labour attacks HSBC chairman’s government role

Balls says coalition failed to tackle alleged malpractice at bank

Miliband runs into more anger over paternity leave

Plan to extend fathers’ right attacked as ‘tax on business’

Tax havens attack Labour crackdown plan

Bermuda, Jersey and Guernsey criticise Miliband’s proposal

Business attacks Labour’s worker buyouts

Critics dismiss ‘half-baked’ proposal to give employees right to buy

Blairites probed Johnson on leadership

Labour’s Mandelson and Campbell deny move against Miliband

Ed Miliband
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Exclusive interview: Is Ed Miliband ready?

Mr Bean or steely leader? George Parker and Jim Pickard on the man who could be Britain’s next PM

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