Edward Michael Balls is a British Labour Party and Co-operative Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament for Morley and Outwood since 2010, and is the current Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer.
From 2005 to 2010, he was the MP for Normanton and he served as Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families under Gordon Brown from 2007-10.
Balls is married to current Shadow Home Secretary and fellow Labour MP Yvette Cooper.
In June 2007 they became the first married couple to serve together in a British Cabinet when Cooper became Chief Secretary to the Treasury.
Prime Minister David Cameron will today highlight the potential increase in travel costs if Britain were to leave the European Union.
The Prime Minister, who will be seen standing in front of a.. City A.M.
The referendum campaign has "brought out the worst in Westminster politics", shadow chancellor John Mcdonnell will say.
Speaking at the TUC in London, McDonnell will argue against the use of the.. City A.M.
Former chancellor Ed Balls says that Boris Johnson’s Hitler analogy shows “a massive lack of judgement”. The former mayor of London compared the European Union to Hitler’s campaign to dominate.. Source: Guardian -
Stansted Airport hosted the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne this morning (May 16) as a budget airline launched its new European training centre.Ryanair's project will create more than 1,000.. Essex Chronicle
An unlikely group have gathered at, of all places, Stansted Airport, to make the case for Britain remaining in Europe.
The chancellor George Osborne has been joined by former political heavyweights.. City A.M.