Balls for Boss of Labour party
5:14pm 19th May 2010
Yorkshire MP and former Children's Secretary Ed Balls has declared he is standing in the Labour leadership contest.
He joins left-winger John McDonnell and brothers David and Ed Miliband, the former foreign and energy secretaries, in the race for the Labour crown.
Visiting Labour supporters in Nottingham, he says it's important the party's not just a campaigning party but also a listening party.
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