David Miliband

David Miliband: I might be back

6 January 2015 0:05

David Miliband has refused to rule out a return to British politics in an interview with Vogue. Ed’s departed brother…

Farewell to Afghanistan (for now)

26 October 2014 22:01

Britain has ended combat operations in Afghanistan. The war did topple the Taleban, but it hasn’t got rid of them.…

5 lessons for David Miliband to learn in New York

8 August 2013 16:21

I have the impression that David Miliband’s valedictory essay in the latest issue of the New Statesman contains some really corking ideas;…

David Miliband’s Marr interview reminds Labour that they chose the right brother

14 July 2013 11:41

Andrew Marr was back on the Marr show this morning, doing a great public service by reminding Britain why we’re…

At home with the Balls family

22 April 2013 16:57

Do you recall The Politician’s Wife by Paula Milne? It was a TV drama that aired in the dying days…

David Miliband in the Chamber today.

David Miliband has proved he was the wrong man for Labour and Britain

30 March 2013 19:29

David Miliband’s decision to give up on British politics and take up the post of chief executive of the International…

The View from 22 — the pickpocket state and Trenton Oldfield vs Douglas Murray

28 March 2013 9:23

Did the protestor at last year’s the Oxford and Cambridge boat race last year achieve anything? In this week’s Spectator,…

David Miliband resignation: political and press reaction

27 March 2013 8:39

Here is a selection of what various Labour big wigs, political commentators and media figures have made of Miliband’s decision…

David Miliband’s careful resignation letter reveals some of his frustration

27 March 2013 8:23

David Miliband has confirmed that he is resigning as an MP to become President and Chief Executive of the International…

David Miliband quitting UK politics

26 March 2013 23:08

David Miliband is quitting the House of Commons to go and work for the International Rescue Committee in the United…

David Miliband in the Chamber today.

David Miliband is out of exile: but what happens next?

8 January 2013 18:07

Reports of his return to frontline politics certainly seem to have woken up David Miliband. He has given a very…

Steerpike at Labour: No such thing as a free glass of wine

1 October 2012 16:24

David Miliband blasted New Statesman columnist Mehdi Hasan’s updated Ed Miliband biography yesterday afternoon: ‘Judging by extracts about me in…

Have the Milibands got Hollande fever?

8 May 2012 14:21

We’ve grown so used to regarding Ed and David Miliband as mutual nemeses that it’s strange to see them operating…

Labour miss out the details

16 March 2012 16:16

Labour’s launch of its new youth jobs policy has been rather overshadowed by Harriet Harman’s inability to explain the costing…

If Cameron doesn’t talk about greater powers for England, Labour will

20 February 2012 9:11

Action over Scotland is certainly producing a reaction in England. It’s not what you’d call an ‘equal and opposite reaction’…

The other Miliband under attack

4 February 2012 10:42

By now, we’re all used to waking up to newspaper columns describing Ed Miliband’s flaws and proclaiming him unfit to…

The strange survival of Labour England

3 February 2012 9:19

Any CoffeeHousers with a taste for schadenfreude should read David Miliband’s article in the New Statesman. We have to move…

Why David Miliband’s article matters

2 February 2012 8:59

The most curious thing about David Miliband’s article for the latest New Statesman — which is causing quite a stir…

Miliband beats Miliband in the polls

15 January 2012 16:25

Ed Miliband’s poll ratings are going from bad to disastrous at the moment. Last week his YouGov approval rating dropped…

Miliband’s speech fails to excite

10 January 2012 13:20

Was Ed’s Big Speech worth the extended wait? Not really. It wasn’t a stone-cold terrible speech, but neither was it…