Ed Miliband


RIP ‘EdStone’: the fate of Labour’s 8ft policy cenotaph is finally revealed

21 January 2016 18:14

There was one infamous invoice missing from the Electoral Commission’s campaign spending data yesterday — that of the EdStone. Labour…


Revealed: Labour spent £184,000 on Miliband’s debate coach

20 January 2016 12:40

Today the Electoral Commission have released the campaign expenditure returns of the six political parties that spent £250,000 or more…

Ed Miliband's Speech To Scottish Labour Party Conference

Beckett report into Labour’s loss is uncomfortable reading for all party factions

19 January 2016 16:18

Labour’s report on its election defeat is finally out, and it says there are four reasons for its defeat: Failure…

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Finally, some good news for the Miliband household

11 January 2016 12:40

Last year proved to be a testing year for the Miliband clan as Ed Miliband fought to be the next Prime…

The man who was almost PM

What Ed Miliband got right

29 December 2015 18:30

We’re republishing our ten most-read articles of 2015 and no8 is from Peter Oborne in defence of Ed Miliband. The Spectator…

The Labour Party Autumn Conference 2015 - Day 3

Arnie Graf: Corbynmania feels like student politics, not people trying to form a government

23 October 2015 18:15

Arnie Graf was, for a little while, the man who was supposed to rebuild the Labour party after its 2010…

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Coffee Shots: Ed Miliband’s train clash with Ukip

25 September 2015 9:42

Since Ed Miliband stepped down as the leader of the Labour party, the Labour MP for Doncaster North has vowed…

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Corbyn’s new kind of politics is going to lead to confusion

16 September 2015 10:14

Jeremy Corbyn wants to forge a new kind of politics, answering public discontent with the way things are done in…

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Will Jeremy Corbyn boost his left-wing idealism with a religious message?

16 September 2015 9:51

One major defect of Jeremy Corbyn has not yet been discussed. He’s not a religious believer. Why is this a…


Labour’s campaign genius (finally) meets Jeremy Corbyn

14 September 2015 12:04

Ahead of the Labour leadership results, Lucy Powell engaged in some gentle bitching online about Jeremy Corbyn’s lack of social…


All hail Lord Livermore, king of Labour campaigning

28 August 2015 12:54

It’s fair to say that the appointment of Ed Miliband’s ex-campaign director Spencer Livermore to the House of Lords hasn’t…


Coffee Shots: Ed Miliband does a ‘Jeremy Corbyn’

20 August 2015 12:37

This summer a new craze has taken hold of several politicians. Inspired by the frenzy Jeremy Corbyn’s ‘world weary sea…


Russell Brand comes to Jeremy Corbyn’s defence

19 August 2015 16:08

Jeremy Corbyn has been having a difficult time of late. The Labour leadership favourite has become increasingly tetchy with the media…

Miliband speech at University of London

Ed Miliband won’t say anything until after the Labour leadership contest is over

17 August 2015 16:17

Why is Ed Miliband not intervening to stop Jeremy Corbyn? Some Labourites see the former leader’s silence on the issue…

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Lynton Crosby offers Nigel Farage some career advice

6 August 2015 17:22

In an interview with Sky News Australia, David Cameron’s former election strategist Lynton Crosby has today offered his thoughts on…


Milifandom founder backs Andy Burnham for Labour leader

1 August 2015 10:10

Although the Milifandom wasn’t enough to lead Ed Miliband to victory at the polls, the cult movement did at least…

The magazine Red Pepper have mocked up an image of Jeremy Corbyn in the style of Shepard Fairey's famous 'Hope' poster

Coffee Shots: Jeremy Corbyn, the ‘British Obama’

31 July 2015 17:04

Ahead of the election, Ed Miliband’s senior advisor David Axelrod was asked if the Labour politician had as much potential…

UK Labour Party Leadership Hustings

Who is to blame for the rise of Jeremy Corbyn? Ed Miliband

22 July 2015 17:23

Well, look, it’s Ed Miliband’s fault isn’t it? Thrice over in fact. First for winning the Labour leadership, then for…

Jeremy Corbyn Takes The Lead In The Labour Leadership Race

‘Tories for Corbyn’ isn’t just a bit of fun. It’s an effective political weapon

22 July 2015 12:00

Is the #ToriesForCorbyn campaign politics at its most infantile? As one of the few conservative commentators willing to defend it…

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Coffee Shots: David Miliband bids Britain farewell

21 July 2015 14:19

Last week David Miliband flew all the way from America to Britain to celebrate his birthday. However, the former New Labour…


The 48 welfare rebels demonstrate the ‘Miliband effect’ on the Labour party

21 July 2015 9:13

One in five members of the Parliamentary Labour Party voted against the party whip last night. Although the second reading…

Miliband lost the election, but won the argument on the minimum wage

George Osborne will soon decide the salary of one in six British women

12 July 2015 20:04

The Budget contained little economic analysis of George Osborne’s sensational plan for a £9 minimum wage for the over-25s. Of…

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Coffee Shots: Labour go after the youth vote

9 July 2015 14:51

With the under-25s seen to be the losers in George Osborne’s Budget yesterday, it seems Labour have found an audience they might…


Six policies that George Osborne has just stolen from Ed Miliband  

8 July 2015 16:04

The morning after the election, Ed Miliband said that his party had lost the election but won the argument. He…

The four patron saints of Great Britain, (from left to right) St Patrick of Ireland, St George of England, St Andrew of Scotland and St David of Wales on a drunken spree. Image: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Calm down: English Votes for English Laws is a very minor modest proposal

7 July 2015 15:58

Ed Miliband – remember him? – has just told the House of Commons that the government’s proposals for so-called English…