Ed Miliband

Former Labour MP for Doncaster North

@Ed_Miliband https://facebook.com/edmiliband

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Recent appearances

  • International Climate Action 26 Sep 2019

    I welcome the Secretary of State to her post. She is deeply committed to this issue, and she certainly has a big task in front of her. COP 26 is obviously an important moment not just for Britain but for the world. We will be trying to persuade Europe, India, China and others to ramp up their ambition for 2030, because the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has told us that we have 10...
  • Prime Minister's Role in Creating a Safe Environment 26 Sep 2019

    All of us need to take care of our language and none of us is without fault, but the Prime Minister of our country holds a special responsibility. I say to Members across the House, I spent four and a half years opposite David Cameron and I never saw a performance like the one we saw last night from this Prime Minister. He said in answer to my hon. Friend the Member for Hove (Peter Kyle),...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Social Security Benefits: Appeals 9 Sep 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what proportion of people who appealed benefits decisions in Doncaster in the last 12 months were successful.

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Former Labour MP for Doncaster North

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

Ed Miliband campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Education and Skills
  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Department for Transport
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line
  • Doncaster
  • North (Statistics)
  • Social Security Benefits: Appeals
  • Carbon Sequestration
  • Wind Power

Other offices held in the past

  • Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition (25 Sep 2010 to 8 May 2015)
  • Leader of the Labour Party (25 Sep 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (12 May 2010 to 25 Sep 2010)
  • The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (3 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Minister (Cabinet Office) and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (28 Jun 2007 to 3 Oct 2008)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (Cabinet Office) (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Ed Miliband’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 12 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 72.79% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 144 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 740 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
From September 2018 until December 2018 I and a co-lecturer are delivering 12 weekly lectures (6 lectures each) for Sciences Po, School of Public Affairs, 13 Rue de Universite 75337 Paris, France. Hours: 24 hours co-lecturing plus preparation. Remuneration deferred until December. I expect to receive approximately £6,200 to cover return travel to Paris and accommodation (cost approximately £3,500); and payment as co-lecturer. (Registered 10 October 2018)
Payments from the Guardian, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU:
4 July 2019, received £301 for an article. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 22 July 2019)
17 October 2019, received £278.37 for an article published on 11 October 2019. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 29 October 2019)
26 July 2019, received £500 from Prospect Magazine, 2 Queen Anne’s Gate, London SW1H 9AA, for an article published on 10 June 2019. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 19 September 2019)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: USDAW
Address of donor: 188 Wilmslow Road, Manchester M14 6LJ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 30 October 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Department of Philosophy, University of Zurich
Address of donor: Zollikerstrasse 117, CH-8008 Zurich

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation for two nights, plus reimbursement of £429.25 received on 12 November 2018 for costs of travel. Total approximate value: £649.25.

Destination of visit: Zurich

Dates of visit: 10-12 September 2018

Purpose of visit: Participation in a workshop as a speaker.

(Registered 13 November 2018)
Name of donor: British-Spanish Tertulias
Address of donor: private

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation for two nights, plus dinner for two evenings for me and my wife, approx. value £692

Destination of visit: 26-28 October 2018

Dates of visit: Malaga, Spain

Purpose of visit: To take part in the Annual Tertulias Forum.

(Registered 27 November 2018)
Name of donor: The Left Green Movement in Iceland
Address of donor: Túngata 14, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return flights to Iceland, three nights' accommodation and food, approx. value £712.91

Destination of visit: Reykjavík, Iceland

Dates of visit: 8 -11 February 2019

Purpose of visit: Participation in seminar titled "Progressive Politics and Global Challenges: Confronting Climate Change and Social Inequalities in an Age of Reaction" as speaker.

(Registered 27 February 2019)
Name of donor: Center for European and Mediterranean Studies, New York University
Address of donor: 285 Mercer St, 7th floor, New York, NY 10003

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return flights, one night's accommodation and subsistence, approx. value £1,090

Destination of visit: Florence

Dates of visit: 17-18 March 2019

Purpose of visit: To speak at a conference organised by the Centre for European and Mediterranean Studies.

(Registered 03 April 2019)
Name of donor: Andreas Papandreou Foundation
Address of donor: 87 Piraeus Avenue, 10553, Athens, Greece

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation, subsistence and return transport from airport to hotel; approx. value £1,900

Destination of visit: Crete, Greece

Dates of visit: 7-12 July 2019

Purpose of visit: participation in Symi Symposium conference.

(Registered 22 July 2019)
Name of donor: Cercle des Economistes
Address of donor: 16, rue Jean Mermoz, 75008 Paris, France

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation, subsistence, theatre tickets and transport from station to hotel; approx. value £2,000

Destination of visit: Aix en Provence, France

Dates of visit: 5-7 July 2019

Purpose of visit: Participation in panel discussion.

(Registered 24 July 2019)
5. Gifts and benefits from sources outside the UK
Name of donor: Home Base (a foundation of the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Programme)
Address of donor: The Red Sox Foundation, 4 Jersey Street, Boston, MA 02215

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Four tickets to New York Yankees Vs Boston Red Sox at London Stadium, approx. value £2,607 (£651.75 per ticket)

Date received: 29 June 2019

Date accepted: 29 June 2019

Donor status: other (charitable foundation)

(Registered 26 July 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
From 15 September 2016, unremunerated director of Political Quarterly Publishing Company Ltd. (Registered 12 October 2016)
From 24 April 2019, a member of the Advisory Board (unpaid) for Common Wealth (part of Ownership Futures Ltd), a think tank that designs and promotes ownership models for a democratic and sustainable economy. (Registered 22 May 2019)

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