Ed Miliband

Listen: Ed Miliband hosts toilet discussion on Radio 2

20 June 2017 14:11

Poor old Ed Miliband. The former Labour leader was once convinced he was destined for Downing Street. Now, he’s hosting discussions…

Stupid is as stupid votes

21 May 2017 11:08

John Stuart Mill is usually credited as the person who first called the Conservatives ‘the stupid party’, but that isn’t…

Capping prices to win votes is no substitute for a serious energy strategy

29 April 2017 10:30

Is capping domestic energy prices an equitable way to help the ‘just about managing’, or an electoral gimmick with a…

Ed Miliband needs a second act, not a comedy act

10 April 2017 13:36

When a shell-shocked Ed Miliband stepped down as Labour leader following the party’s defeat in the 2015 election, he concluded…

Ed Miliband’s sassy Twitter reinvention is bad news for Labour

28 March 2017 16:43

I really liked Ed Miliband. I thought he would make a great Prime Minister. He was wide-eyed and striving, the less…

Labour’s Stoke candidate has a change of heart over Ed Miliband

22 February 2017 8:56

As part of Labour’s last-ditch effort to hold onto Stoke-on-Trent Central in Thursday’s by-election, Ed Miliband headed north on Monday…

Anti-Trump hysteria lets others whitewash their own crimes

31 January 2017 11:49

I don’t like Donald Trump. I think his executive order barring travel from certain countries is rash and illiberal. And…

Ed Miliband makes it big across the pond

19 December 2016 15:30

Even when Ed Miliband was Labour leader, it was his brother who made the greatest impression across the pond. While…

Labour and the Tories carry on cross-dressing at Treasury questions

29 November 2016 15:56

In last week’s Autumn statement, Philip Hammond appeared to channel his inner Ed Miliband as he banned letting fees and went on a…

Rent increases are a problem in London – but not, really, for the rest of Britain

28 October 2016 12:18

When I made my Dispatches documentary about generational inequality for Channel 4, I was struck by how many of the…

David Davis, parliamentary poacher turned executive gamekeeper

10 October 2016 18:23

David Davis batted away demands for parliament to be given a vote on the timing of Article 50 or the…

Corbyn talks past the country

28 September 2016 16:58

Jeremy Corbyn’s second leader’s speech was much better than his first. One has to beware the soft bigotry of low…

Labour’s conference, day one: The Spectator guide

25 September 2016 8:30

Jeremy Corbyn promised to wipe the slate clean following Labour’s fractious leadership race. Now that he’s officially clinched victory, it’s time for…

Watch: Ed Miliband mistaken for his brother David twice on Question Time

27 May 2016 10:04

Poor Ed Miliband. Since his defeat in the General Election, the former Labour leader has seen his influence fade — dropping to…

Ed Miliband drops to no.40 in Doncaster Power List

16 May 2016 17:12

Just over a year ago, Ed Miliband had the world at his feet. The MP for Doncaster North was one…

Little Englanders, it’s time to give Sadiq Khan a break

10 May 2016 10:27

Hell, I wait so long to be right about something and then two bits of stuff come along at once.…

Ed Miliband moves on from bacon sandwich gaffe

27 April 2016 11:13

Forget the big election debates, the defining moment of Ed Miliband’s Labour leadership was his attempt at eating a bacon…

Ed Miliband is reunited with his Hacked Off pals

13 April 2016 13:22

Last night John Whittingdale’s 2014 relationship with a dominatrix was made public by Newsnight in an interview with Hacked Off…

Ed Miliband makes a comeback on The Agenda

12 April 2016 11:51

One of Ed Miliband’s most embarrassing television moments from his time as Labour leader came when he appeared on The…

Jeremy Corbyn is the John Terry of British politics

5 April 2016 12:19

Jeremy Corbyn has launched Labour’s local election campaign today with the promise that his party will stand up to the…

Labour’s ‘prince across the water’ hints at a return to Blighty

31 March 2016 13:22

During Ed Miliband’s time as Labour leader, he was subject to opposition from MPs in his own party as those in other parties.…

New YouGov poll puts Labour ahead

18 March 2016 8:48

When an ICM phone poll this week had Labour level with the Tories for the first time since Jeremy Corbyn…

Labour’s former election star distances himself from Jeremy Corbyn

15 March 2016 17:26

In 2010, Ross Kemp appeared in a party political broadcast urging the public to vote for Labour in the General Election.…

Momentum activist: Labour’s ‘dodgy’ members could be result of an anti-Corbyn conspiracy

14 March 2016 16:27

Last week Jeremy Corbyn was left red-faced in PMQs after David Cameron asked him why he had allowed Gerry Downing — a…

Ed Miliband meets Team Corbyn

23 February 2016 14:37

Ed Miliband has been keeping a low profile since stepping down as Labour leader, but could he now be angling for…