David Miliband

Ed Miliband has a choice to make about the unions

18 November 2010 9:24

On the surface, there are one or two baubles to delight a Labour supporter: their party leader has just had…

Return of the Gord

31 October 2010 17:19

Oh look, the Old Crowd are moving in on the New Generation’s patch. Not only has David Miliband broken his…

Boles: the coalition is David Miliband’s natural home

13 October 2010 18:02

Nick Boles is fast becoming ubiquitous. He wrote an article for this morning’sGuardian, urging Labour’s wounded Blairites to join the…

A hard-headed case of déjà vu

6 October 2010 11:20

It was as if we’d been transported back a week – here was William Hague talking about ‘hard-headed foreign policy’,…

Returning to the fray

4 October 2010 10:24

I am travelling to Conservative Party conference in Birmingham today and thought this would be a good time to return…

Many Lib Dems want to be part of the New Generation

1 October 2010 13:29

Politics tends to ruin an evening in the pub. On Wednesday, I came across a friend who had been a…

Pastures new for David Miliband?

29 September 2010 18:15

David Miliband’s logic is difficult to fault. If he stayed, he would be treated as the torch bearer for those…

David Miliband keeps the door ajar

29 September 2010 17:36

The list for the shadow Cabinet elections shows that no David Miliband supporter who was going to stand for the…

Farewell David Miliband – for now

29 September 2010 17:00

There we have it, David Miliband has announced that he is standing down from frontline politics. In his statement just…

Balls spills the beans

29 September 2010 14:08

File David Miliband’s decision not to stand in the shadow Cabinet elections in the folder marked “Worst kept secrets in…

Miliband’s dilemma

29 September 2010 13:32

The day after the leader’s speech is always a slightly flat time at a party conference. But Manchester today feels…

Liam Fox does a David Miliband

29 September 2010 9:10

At least the political fates have a sense of humour. No sooner had David Miliband’s frustration screamed into view last…

David Miliband torpedos his brother’s big speech

28 September 2010 18:43

Make no mistake: David Miliband has handled himself with a fair amount of dignity over the past few days. But…

The speech that David Miliband would have given on Saturday?

27 September 2010 13:56

Caveats about positioning after the event, of course, but Andrew Pierce’s account of the speech that David Miliband would have…

The penny drops

27 September 2010 12:15

David Miliband is a tease. The speech he just gave was one of his best: it was self-deprecating, had gravitas,…

The defeated brother delivers a winning speech

27 September 2010 11:32

David Miliband’s address to the Labour conference ended as it began: with a  standing ovation. Sentimentality and sympathy, perhaps –…

Oh brother, where art thou?

27 September 2010 9:00

All eyes have turned to the future Labour front bench, particularly the identity of George Osborne’s shadow. Ed Balls has…

Ed Miliband tries to detoxify his brand

26 September 2010 10:24

The scrubbing job starts in earnest this morning, as Ed Miliband tries to erase that “Red” epithet from before his…

The dignity of David Miliband

25 September 2010 20:28

We spend a lot of time criticising politicians so it behoves us to praise one when they behave with as…

The aftermath of Labour’s contest

25 September 2010 18:59

As soon as the first round result popped up the screen, an expert on the Labour electoral college turned to…