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The latest news and articles featuring Ed Balls, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer

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Labour leader Ed Miliband reveals his new shadow cabinet
He has promoted six of the 2010 intake, claiming to bring forward ''a new generation of Labour talent''

''We will move into calmer, brighter seas''
''Together we will ride out the storm,'' the Chancellor George Osborne told the Conservative Party conference

Balls 'not sure' over £12bn NHS IT failure
Labour's Shadow Chancellor admits he does not 'know the details' on the failed National Programme for IT

''I'm deeply, deeply sorry about bank crisis''
Shadow chancellor Ed Balls also says Labour can't make any promises to reverse coalition spending cuts

Osborne: ''Growth down but we press on''
The Chancellor has admitted that growth estimates for the economy need to be revised down


Cameron''It's going to be tough but I'm optimistic''
Let's turn this time of challenge into a time of opportunity, the Prime Minister David Cameron told the Conservative Party conference in Manchester. Here's his full speech

''I am going to tell it straight''
Labour leader Ed Miliband told his party's conference that he wanted to strike a 'new bargain' with the people of Britain – he would tear up the old order and would not support shirkers (and Margaret Thatcher was right to let people buy council houses)

Balls''Piling austerity on austerity is not the way to recovery''
Don't let anyone tell you that Labour in government was profligate with public money, Ed Balls said in his first conference speech as shadow chancellor. Here's the bulk of what he said