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A few months ago I was chatting to a supporter of David Miliband. “I think Ed might actually make it,” he said. “He’s useless, but he’s lucky.” Today may well prove to be the day Ed Miliband’s luck ra... Continue to article
David Miliband's departure from British politics does not spell the end of Blairism, senior Labour MP Angela Eagle has insisted. Ms Eagle, Shadow Leader of the House of Commons, told the BBC's Any Questions programme that Labour would fi... Continue to article
Many on the Labour left will be keen to see the party cleansed of Blairite clones like David Miliband. But Ed himself also has reason to celebrate in private - his brother’s departure is the surest si... Continue to article
David Miliband's appointment as head of the International Rescue Committee is a huge tribute to him, his talent and the regard with which he is held worldwide. It's also the fulfilment of a personal debt. Continue to article
I well recall the text sent to me by a Downing Street source the night James Purnell resigned from Gordon Brown's cabinet in June 2009. "If others follow, it's goodnight Vienna," the message ran. "How David Miliband reacts is absolutely crucial." Continue to article
The best way I could help Labour was to leave the country. Thus, the man who so nearly became his party's leader explains his decision to head stateside - a decision David Miliband only revealed to close allies in the past two days and didn't dare tell his young children about in case the news leaked out. Continue to article
David Miliband said his decision to stand down as an MP was the right decision both for himself and for the Labour party. “I would say that I’ve wrestled with this very, very hard and I’ve tried to make a decision that I honestly say to ... Continue to article
Nick Clegg has paid tribute to David Miliband, who is standing down as an MP to take up a job as head of a New York charity. The Deputy Prime Minister used the resignation to attack Ed Miliband’s leadership of the Labour party, saying Da... Continue to article
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Jim Murphy refused to rule out a comeback to British politics for David Miliband, who today announced he was standing down as MP. “I think David’s only just announced today that he’s leaving Parliament, and it’s a bit premature to talk a... Continue to article
David Miliband accepts position of President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee in New York David Miliband has sent the following letter to Alan Donnelly, Chair of the South Shields Constituency Labour Party: Dear Alan I am... Continue to article
David Miliband has sent the following letter to Alan Donnelly, Chair of the South Shields Constituency Labour Party: Dear Alan I am writing after a great deal of thought to explain that I have been approached about, and acce... Continue to article
So David Miliband is leaving Parliament to take up a job working for a charity in New York. Surely it's the right decision to quit British politics. He wanted to be prime minister, nothing else, and h... Continue to article
If David Miliband resigns tomorrow that's a big blow to moderate Labour modernisers as Labour takes a further lurch left. #davidmiliband
If you were placing your bets the way you always must in the Grand National - taking past history into account - you wouldn’t see why William Hague, Theresa May, David Miliband and Yvette Cooper are the bookies’ favourites to take the lead if Ed or Dave fall at Becher’s, given that they are all from previous intakes. Continue to article
David Miliband wants to save the world’s oceans from overfishing but Janice Turner just wants to ask him about Ed. Continue to article
David Miliband argued that George Bush was the “worst thing ever” to happen to Tony Blair whilst he was Prime Minister. "Before I became an MP I worked for Tony Blair in Downing Street, and I watched him with President Clinton, and I wat... Continue to article
WORDS: PAUL WAUGH AND SAM MACRORY When the horsemeat scandal broke earlier this year, Mary Creagh had to stop eating, literally mid-forkful, as she tucked into her homemade spag bol. The Shadow Environment Secretary remembers the moment p... Continue to article
David Miliband is earning more than £20,000 a day advising a Californian venture capital company investing millions in green technology. Mr Miliband took up his post of senior adviser to VantagePoint CleanTech last summer. Mr Miliband was permitted to accept the position on condition that he did not become personally involved in lobbying British ministers or officials on the company’s behalf for a year after he left office.
Labour will not return to power until it "fully understands" the reasons behind its election defeat, David Miliband has said. Writing in the New Statesman the former Foreign Secretary offers a seven-point plan for the future of the Labour party. He praises brother Ed for speaking out on issues like welfare, but warns that "restless thinking" was required instead of what he calls "Reassurance Labour".
Alan Johnson has warned the Labour party that picking the "wrong leader" could lead to an extended spell in opposition, as he reaffirmed his support for David Miliband. Mr Johnson said Labour had to adopt "sensible approach" to the deficit.
David Miliband has launched a crusade to help a "lost generation" of young people into employment. Writing in the Sunday Mirror, he calls on the Government to do more for the unemployed by subsidising and guaranteeing youth jobs.
Ed Miliband has won the Labour leadership by 1.3% after a close competition with his brother David. Speaking after Ed's win, David Miliband said "this is Ed's day" and his younger brother said "my relationship with David is excellent and it will remain excellent". The new Labour leader stressed he would "unify" the party and said that "today a new generation has taken charge of Labour". His appointment has already been criticised by Conservative Party Chairman Baroness Warsi, who said it seemed like a “great leap backwards” for the Labour party and “Ed Miliband owes his position to the votes of the unions”.
The FT reports that Ed Miliband has offered the shadow chancellor job to older brother David, despite their differing views on tackling the deficit, but spokespeople for the new leader have dismissed the reports as "speculative froth". In his first full day as Labour leader, Mr Miliband faced criticism from both the Conservatives and the Lib Dems. In an interview for the Andrew Marr show he rejected claims that he is a union stooge, saying that he was "his own man". He dismissed the 'Red Ed' label as "tiresome and rubbish". David Miliband has remained tight-lipped on his future in the shadow cabinet.
27/03/2013 on BBC News
27/03/2013 on BBC News
04/03/2013 on The Agenda, ITV
12/02/2013 on Breakfast, BBC Radio 5Live
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25/05/2013 on BBC News
25/05/2013 on Week in Westminster, BBC Radio 4
25/05/2013 on Week In Westminster, BBC Radio 4