Knowledge Identifier: +David_Miliband
Born in 1965.
Countries: United Kingdom (63%), United States (5%), Europe (5%)
Linked to: Minister of State for Communities and Local Government, Labour Party, Cabinet of the United Kingdom, Department for Education and Skills
From 1988 to 1989 he took a master's degree in Political Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was a Kennedy Scholar
From 1989 to 1994, he worked as a Research Fellow and policy analyst at the Institute for Public Policy Research
In 1994 Miliband became Tony Blair's Head of Policy and was a major contributor to Labour's manifesto for the 1997 general election
Political commentator Andrew Rawnsley of "The Observer" wrote in 2002 that "He is on the Left of the New Labour spectrum
Shackelton and Miliband have adopted two newborn sons from the United States, the first in December 2004 and the second in October 2007
On 5 May 2006 following the local elections Tony Blair made a major cabinet reshuffle in which Miliband replaced Margaret Beckett as Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Ecotax - In a 2006 proposal, the U.K.'s then-Environment Secretary David Miliband had the government in discussions on the use of various green taxes to reduce climate-changing pollution
After his trip to India in 2008 following the Mumbai attacks, Miliband wrote in an article that "resolution of the dispute over Kashmir would help deny extremists in the region one of their main calls to arms, and allow Pakistani authorities to focus more effectively on tackling the threat on their western borders"
Conservative Party (UK) - In 2009, then-Foreign Secretary David Miliband accused the Conservative Party of having links to far-right parties
On 23 March 2010, the UK expelled an Israeli diplomat owing to claims that an embassy official from that country forged passports, relating to the Assassination of Mahmoud Al-Mabhouh, and Miliband gave a public warning against travel to Israel because of identity theft concerns
Clive Stafford Smith - In July 2010, Stafford Smith accused former Foreign Secretary David Miliband of "fighting tooth and nail" to prevent the release of vital documents during the Binyam Mohamed case
Alan Donnelly - When David Miliband resigned from this seat in 2013, it was Donnelly that he wrote his resignation letter to
On February 28 2014, in a TV interview with KPBS Evening Edition in San Diego, Miliband reiterated that the US and other nations needed to intervene "both politically as well as financially" in Syria where one in two Syrians was displaced because the government of Bashar al-Assad was "dropping barrel bombs on its own citizens"
In May 2018 Miliband joined Nick Clegg and Nicky Morgan calling for a soft Brexit
Steve Richards - In 2018, he presented another series of unscripted episodes for BBC Parliament, entitled "Reflections: The Prime Ministers We Never Had", which profiled Rab Butler, Denis Healey, Tony Benn, Roy Jenkins, Neil Kinnock, Michael Heseltine, Kenneth Clarke, Michael Portillo, and David Miliband and Ed Miliband