Ed Balls says Scotland would have to join the euro as ‘least bad’ option Shadow chancellor fears vote for independence would leave no alternative but single currency he views as deeply flawed.
Ed Balls refuses any role in currency union with an independent Scotland Shadow chancellor says proposed sterling zone, on back of a yes vote, would be flawed, unstable and may make him resign
Ed Balls faces police investigation over collision with parked car West Yorkshire police confirm shadow chancellor collided with parked vehicle and drove off without informing owner.
Ed Balls faces prosecution for hitting parked car and failing to stop Shadow chancellor’s ‘five or seven’ point turn outside constituency office is latest offence involving poor driving.
Ed Balls says that the average British family is £974 worse off than in 2010 Coalition is taking far more than it gives, says shadow chancellor as the Tory rise in personal tax allowance to £10,000 starts.
Balls defies critics and defends jobs guarantee plan Shadow chancellor says plan will be funded by levy on bankers’ bonuses and pension tax changes but idea is criticised by thinktanks.
Parties rule out Scots currency union George Osborne, Ed Balls and Danny Alexander form rare alliance to insist independent Scotland could not keep pound.
Party big guns to rule out currency union with Scotland Scotland’s hopes of keeping the pound will come under attack from George Osborne, Danny Alexander and Ed Balls.
Ed Balls says 50p tax rate will be temporary Shadow chancellor defends plan to restore higher tax rate, saying it is not anti-business.
Balls: Labour will run a budget surplus Shadow chancellor’s pledge means Labour must either raise taxes or cut spending if the party wins the 2015 election.