Is Ed Balls going to stand at the general election?


Cllr Jake Morrison with former shadow chancellor Ed Balls. Cllr Jake Morrison

Is former shadow chancellor of the exchequer Ed Balls going to stand for election at the general election on June 8?

He has not yet stated whether he will seek to find a constituency to fight, though he has never ruled out a return to politics. He lost his seat in the election of 2015, after which he spent his time writing, speaking and appearing on Strictly Come Dancing.

What is the 1922 Committee and why is it called that?

What is the Conservative party's 1922 committee, and how did it get its name?

What are rules for Tory leadership contests?

How does the Conservative party leadership election work, and what is the role of the 1922 committee?

What is a vassal state?

Boris Johnson and Jacob Rees-Mogg warn that the UK would become a 'vassal state' under the Brexit deal supported by Theresa May.

What did John McEnroe say about Serena Williams?

What did former tennis player John McEnroe say about Serena Williams?

Why is Salvador Dali being exhumed?

Why are they digging up artist Salvador Dali's body?

What happened with the BBC News at Ten going off air?

What made the BBC News at Ten crash?

Why is Ed Miliband doing a radio show?

Why is the former Labour leader sitting in for Jeremy Vine?

Why is Daniel Day-Lewis retiring?

Why is three-times Oscar winner actor Daniel Day-Lewis retiring?