Balls visit Ipswich

Leadership hopeful talks to party members

IPSWICH: Labour leadership contender Ed Balls is visiting Ipswich today to speak to party activists in the county.

His regional tour included Colchester and Sudbury before addressing a gathering of Labour Party members in central Ipswich.

The former Education Secretary is one of five candidates battling to take over from Gordon Brown. The others are David Miliband, his brother Ed, Andy Burnham and Diane Abbott.