When did Ed Miliband eat the bacon sandwich?

When did Ed Miliband eat the bacon sandwich?

A photograph of then-Labour Party leader Ed Miliband eating a bacon sandwich became a source of sustained commentary and the subject of an internet meme in 2014 and 2015.

What did Ed Miliband do?

Miliband was Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition between 2010 and 2015, resigning after Labour’s defeat at the 2015 general election. Alongside his brother, Foreign Secretary David Miliband, he served in the Cabinet from 2007 to 2010 under Prime Minister Gordon Brown.

Did Ed Miliband go to private school?

Haverstock School1981–1989
University of OxfordPrimrose Hill Primary SchoolLondon School of Economics and Political ScienceCorpus Christi College
Edward Miliband/Education

Where was Ed Miliband born?

Fitzrovia, London, United KingdomEdward Miliband / Place of birth

Why did Gordon Brown resign?

During the evening, Brown visited Buckingham Palace to tender his resignation as Prime Minister to Queen Elizabeth II and to recommend that she invite the Leader of the Opposition, David Cameron, to form a government. He resigned as leader of the Labour Party with immediate effect.

How old is David Miliband?

56 years (July 15, 1965)David Miliband / Age

Who did Ed Balls marry?

Yvette CooperEd Balls / Spouse (m. 1998)
Personal life. Balls married Labour MP Yvette Cooper, who later became Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and Shadow Home Secretary, in Eastbourne on 10 January 1998. Cooper is Member of Parliament for Morley & Outwood’s neighbouring constituency of Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford. They have three children.

Where do Ed Balls live?

Ed Balls

The Right Honourable Ed Balls
Spouse(s) Yvette Cooper ​ ( m. 1998)​
Children 3
Parent(s) Michael Balls Carolyn Riseborough
Residence(s) London, England Castleford, West Yorkshire, England

Are Katy Balls and Ed Balls related?

She was shortlisted for ‘political commentator of the year’ at the 2017 Press Awards. Balls began her career as a diarist on the Telegraph’s Mandrake column before moving to the political beat. She is not related to Ed Balls.

Why did Gordon Brown sell UK gold?

the price in 1980: $850/oz) The official stated reason for this sale was to diversify the assets of the UK’s reserves away from gold, which was deemed to be too volatile. The gold sales funded a like-for-like purchase of financial instruments in different currencies.