Archive of 19 May 2010

Ed Balls- who threw his hat in Labour leadership ring today

Balls enters leadership race as rumours surround Burnham

Ed Balls has announced his candidacy for the Labour leadership amid strong rumours that Andy Burnham will confirm his own bid tomorrow.

  • CBI wants two-year freeze on public sector pay

    CBI wants public sector pay freeze

    Chancellor George Osborne will face pressure to freeze public sector pay for two years when he attends the Confederation of British Industry's (CBI) annual dinner later.

  • Gordon Brown on the day of his eventual resignation as prime minister

    Brown planned to quit before election

    Gordon Brown was prepared to set out a timetable for his departure on the eve of the general election campaign, it has been revealed.

  • Andy Burnham joins leadership contest

    Andy Burnham joins leadership contest

    Former health secretary Andy Burnham today announced his desire to join the Labour leadership contest if he can secure the required 33 nominations from fellow Labour MPs.

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