Ed Miliband

Shadow Secretary of State of Climate Change and Net Zero

Labour MP for Doncaster North

@Ed_Miliband https://facebook.com/edmiliband

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Your MP (Ed Miliband) represents you, and all of the people who live in Doncaster North, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

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Labour MP for Doncaster North

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General 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 Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line
  • Social Security Benefits: Appeals
  • Doncaster
  • North (Statistics)
  • Carbon Sequestration
  • Wind Power

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State of Climate Change and Net Zero (since 29 Nov 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy ( 6 Apr 2020 to 29 Nov 2021)
  • Leader of HM 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Recent appearances

  • Energy Security and Net Zero: Topical Questions 27 Feb 2024

    Last September, the Energy Secretary claimed she was lifting the onshore wind ban, but in the whole of 2023 and so far in 2024 there have been zero applications for new onshore wind farms designed for domestic electricity supply in England. She said that her decision would speed up the delivery of projects. Why does she think it has not worked?
  • Energy Security and Net Zero: Topical Questions 27 Feb 2024

    The right hon. Lady did not answer the question. I will tell her why it has not worked: because she has left a uniquely restrictive planning regime in place for onshore wind. Her failure is costing families across this country £180 a year on their bills. We know that her policy has failed. She could dump the ban at the stroke of a pen. If she is vaguely serious about clean energy, why does...
  • Offshore Petroleum Licensing Bill 22 Jan 2024

    I beg to move an amendment, to leave out from “That” to the end of the Question and add: “this House, while affirming the need for urgent action to tackle the UK’s energy insecurity, the cost of living crisis, and the climate crisis, and for a managed, fair and prosperous transition for workers and communities, declines to give a Second Reading to the Offshore Petroleum Licensing Bill...

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Last updated: 18 Mar 2024.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Waheed Alli
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 via the Labour Party to support the costs of a member of staff
Donor status: individual
(Registered 23 March 2023)
Name of donor: Lisbet Rausing
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £233,600 to the central Labour Party to cover staffing costs for my frontbench role, paid in an initial instalment of £20,200 on 15 June 2023, then £19,400 a month thereafter until May 2024. This arrangement is expected to continue until the general election; the value above covers the first twelve months only.
Donor status: individual
(Registered 05 July 2023)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Glastonbury Festival Events Ltd
Address of donor: Worthy Farm, Pilton, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 4BY
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Entry and a parking pass for myself and a family member, and access for a staff member to buy a full price ticket to Glastonbury festival, as part of a speaking engagement, total value £735
Date received: 23-26 June 2023
Date accepted: 23 June 2023
Donor status: company, registration 04348175
(Registered 07 July 2023)
Name of donor: PRS for Music
Address of donor: 1st Floor, Goldings House, 2 Hays Lane, London SE1 2HB
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Accommodation, food and travel for myself and a family member during Glastonbury festival, total value £1,162
Date received: 23-26 June 2023
Date accepted: 23 June 2023
Donor status: company, registration 03444246
(Registered 07 July 2023)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: City of Rottenburg am Neckar
Address of donor: Markplatz 18, 72108 Rottenburg am Neckar, Germany
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Lunch for me and four members of my family on 28 May 2023, provided by the Mayor of Rottenburg am Neckar during a family trip, approximate value £160
Destination of visit: Germany
Dates of visit: 24-30 May 2023
Purpose of visit: Family trip.
(Registered 20 June 2023)
Name of donor: COP28 Presidency Office
Address of donor: Capital Plaza, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Airport transfer and daily travel by car during COP28, approx. value £1,358
Destination of visit: United Arab Emirates
Dates of visit: 30 November - 5 December 2023
Purpose of visit: Attending COP28 as part of my frontbench role.
(Registered 22 December 2023)
8. Miscellaneous
From 15 September 2016, unremunerated director of Political Quarterly Publishing Company Ltd. (Registered 12 October 2016)

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