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David Miliband

David Wright Miliband (born 15 July 1965) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for South Shields since ... More »David Wright Miliband (born 15 July 1965) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for South Shields since 2001, and was the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs from 2007 to 2010. He is the elder son of the late Marxist theorist Ralph Miliband. He and his brother, current Labour Leader Ed Miliband, were the first siblings to sit in the Cabinet simultaneously since Edward, Lord Stanley, and Oliver Stanley in 1938. Born in London, Miliband studied at Oxford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and started his career at the Institute for Public Policy Research. At 29, Miliband became Tony Blair's Head of Policy whilst the Labour Party was in opposition and was a major contributor to Labour's manifesto for the 1997 general election which brought the party to power. Blair made him head of the Prime Minister's Policy Unit from 1997 to 2001, following which Miliband was elected to parliament for the North East... [ Wikipedia ]

David Miliband’s New York Life

David Miliband, a former politician in Britain, at a benefit in New York for the organization he heads, the International Rescue Committee. The speakers at the fund-raising gala in New York last month had come to praise the guest of honor: the new president and chief executive of the ...

Chuka Umunna: Profile

He knows the risk of becoming a new David Miliband, respected outside Westminster but a remote stranger to many of the MPs when it comes to choosing a new leader. Asked about the practice of Rachel Reeves – another Labour rising star and seen by some as a future leadership rival to ...

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David Miliband calls for international oceans police force

Photograph: Seyllou/AFP/Getty Images The former UK foreign secretary, David Miliband, is urging the creation of a seagoing police force to bring order to the "wild west" free-for-all on the high seas that is damaging the health of the world's oceans. Miliband and the former Costa ...

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David Cameron and Ed Miliband at PMQs: Politics live blog

And, on candidates, he says Labour's candidates in Wythenshawe has endorsed Miliband - David Miliband. Miliband says the Tories have deselected a woman (Anne McIntosh) and seek to replace her with an Old Etonian. He runs the country like an old boys' network. Cameron says ...

Labour's Wythenshawe and Sale East candidate wanted David Miliband to be leader

Labour's candidate for next week's Wythenshawe and Sale East by-election wanted David Miliband to be the party's leader, he has admitted. Mike Kane said he backed David, rather than his brother Ed Miliband, during the leadership election in September 2010. Mr Kane is the favourite ...

GEOFFREY LEVY SATURDAY ESSAY Red Ed socialism Marxist father hated Britain David Miliband traduced D...

Winning the leadership was Ed's 'ultimate tribute' to his father - an attempt to 'achieve his father's vision and ensure David Miliband did not traduce it'. Again, that word 'traduce'. Ed is now determined to bring about that vision. How proud Ralph would have been to hear him responding ...

What emails did Ed send to smear plotter? More disturbing questions for Labour leader in our seriali...

Mr Brown allegedly told Mr McBride to stop Mr Balls striking a deal with David Miliband to prevent his brother Ed winning. And in revelations that could fuel tensions between the two Eds, he says the current Labour leader gave ‘anonymous and aggressive briefings against Ed Balls’ – now ...

How Gordon Brown shafted his protege Ed Balls to help Red Ed win the crown

If David Miliband emerged as a leadership front-runner, determined, as Gordon would see it, to take the party down routes he had resisted for more than a decade — creeping privatisation of public services, closer integration with Europe — he would have to try to stop him. That would mean ...

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BBC's Andrew Marr Returns to TV after Stroke to See Off David Miliband

By Timur Moon | July 15, 2013 12:57 AM EST The BBC's Andrew Marr, left, interviews ex-Foreign Secretary David Miliband, who is quitting politics to take up a post in New York The BBC presenter Andrew Marr returned to conduct his first political interview since suffering a stroke six ...

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New Miliband feud as retiring David 'bans' Ed's pals from his farewell Champagne bash

It will feature speeches highlighting David Miliband’s record as Tony Blair’s head of policy and later, Foreign Secretary. One of the party organisers said they did not know if Ed Miliband had been invited. The Labour leader’s office said he had been – and would attend. Relations between ...

David Miliband takes NYC subway as he prepares for $460,000 CEO role at International Rescue Committ...

David Miliband went practically unnoticed on the New York subway yesterday as he prepared for his new life in America. The former British Foreign Secretary and Labour MP for South Shields mingled with commuters on his journey with American wife Louise Shackelton and one of their adopted ...

Ed's election chief has lost the plot says Harman as feud over Labour strategy is revealed

‘He gives the impression he knows more about strategy than anyone else but he ran campaigns for Gordon Brown and David Miliband and made a mess of both of them. It doesn’t help that Ed Miliband doesn’t have the authority to knock heads together.’ ...

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Afghanistan at risk of backslide without sustained support, says David Miliband

Afghanistan at risk of backslide without sustained support, says David Miliband David Miliband on a helicopter in Afghanistan. The former UK foreign secretary says support for the country must continue. Photograph: Julian Borger for the Guardian Afghanistan is in grave danger of ...

Hillary Clinton agreed to help Tony Blair's charity

Emails obtained by the Telegraph show how David Miliband successful lobbied Hillary Clinton to help Tony Blair's charity, which later received millions in aid contracts from her department Special relationship: Tony Blair with Hillary Clinton Photo: GETTY IMAGES David Miliband ...

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David Miliband organisation run by Labour’s candidate in Wythenshawe and Sale East fined over unlawf...

An organisation set up by David Miliband and run by Labour’s candidate in today’s Wythenshawe and Sale East by-election has been fined by the electoral watchdog for accepting hundreds of thousands of pounds of unlawful donations. Mike Kane, Labour's candidate in the Wythenshawe and Sale ...

Ed Miliband storms into David Cameron's all-male frontbench

He said the Labour candidate in Wythenshawe and Sale East preferred David Miliband and took a swipe at Ed Balls; that raised a demi cheer. He called on Miliband to condemn the tube strike and said Labour's union reforms were as nothing. He lobbed a missile in the guise of a ...

Ed Miliband Fails To Make Best-Connected List

David Miliband, the former Labour foreign secretary, quit politics after losing the 2010 leadership contest to his brother. He went to live and work in the US as president of aid charity International Rescue, and is praised by the magazine for "reinventing himself as a world-stage ...

What Barack Obama’s deal with Iran can teach us about big ideas

Described as “Baroness One-Parent Families” by one critic, she got the job after David Miliband decided to seek the Labour leadership instead. Had Miley Cyrus been made US Attorney General, the derision could scarcely have been greater. And yet, to her enormous credit, Ashton’s patient ...

BBC News Ed Miliband in row with Daily Mail over 'smear' on father

In Saturday's article, journalist Geoffrey Levy questioned how the beliefs of Ralph Miliband, who died in 1994, may have influenced the Labour leader and his brother, former Foreign Secretary David Miliband. It highlighted a diary entry Ralph Miliband wrote at the age of 17 saying that ...

Labour draws 2015 election battle lines against 'privileged few'

Miliband, 43, whose Marxist father escaped the Nazis in Belgium by catching one of the last boats to Britain in 1940, beat his older brother - David Miliband, a former foreign minister - to the party leadership in 2010. Supporters say Miliband is a strong figure who united ...

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