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We are a booking agent for Ed Balls and can organise for Ed Balls to speak at your event. Ed Balls is a retired English Labour and Co-Operative politician who served as a member of parliament for over ten years. In 2010, Ed Balls was appointed Shadow Home Secretary before becoming Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer in 2011. Ed Balls was also a contestant on series 14 of Strictly Come Dancing.
Born in Norwich before moving to Nottingham at eight years old, Ed Balls went on to study Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford University where he graduated with a first. His political interests were developed further when he joined the Labour club, while also signing up for the Conservative Association and Liberal club to take full advantage of the political resources offered to fuel his ambitions. Ed Balls then attended the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, where he specialised in Economics. Following this, he became a teaching fellow at Harvard before joining the Financial Times in 1990 where he was the lead economic writer. His political career then took a big step when he was appointed as an economic advisor to Gordon Brown in 1994.