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Monday, August 27, 2012

Labour's two Eds 'are like Blair and Brown'... and it could get worse

Relations between Labour leader Ed Miliband and Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls have deteriorated, according to senior Labour sources.

Shadow Cabinet ministers are now concerned the relationship is so dysfunctional it has the potential to be worse than that of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown.
Allies of Mr Miliband say they are exasperated at Mr Balls’ ‘ridiculous displays of alpha male posturing’.

The Shadow Chancellor has infuriated colleagues with his demands to have first sight of any policy announcements and vetoes those which he disagrees with.

Sources complain Mr Balls appears openly ‘contemptuous’ of the Labour leader and shows him little respect. Read More