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British Politican, Member of the Labour Party


Edward "Ed" Michael Balls has been the Member of Parliament for Normanton since the 2005 general election. He has been an advisor to Prime Minister Gordon Brown since 1994, and as such is regarded as one of Brown's key lieutenants. He was promoted to the Cabinet as the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families when Gordon Brown became the Prime Minister in June 2007.

Ed Balls Info

Date of BirthFebruary 25, 1967
Place of BirthNorwich, England
Spouse (s)Yvette Cooper
ChildrenEllie, Joe and Maddy
ResidenceCastleford, Yorkshire
Political PartyLabour/Labour Co-operative
Alma materKeble College, Oxford, John F. Kennedy School of Government
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 People say New Labour is finished. New Labour is renewed tonight – we will fight on. 
— Ed Balls / May 07, 2010
 I always want the Labour candidate to win, but I recognise there's an issue in places like North Norfolk, where my family live, where Norman Lamb (Lib Dem) is fighting the Tories, who are in second place. And I want to keep the Tories out, 
— Ed Balls / May 04, 2010