David Miliband

Former British foreign secretary David Miliband quits UK politics

British Foreign Secretary David Miliband. Photo: AFP

Former UK foreign secretary David Miliband, the elder brother of the opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband, has quit British politics, putting an end to speculation about his leadership ambitions.

Thursday, 28 March, 2013, 3:27am

Brother of British Labour leader to step down as MP

David Miliband. Photo: EPA

British lawmaker David Miliband, who lost the 2010 battle for the leadership of the opposition Labour party to his younger brother Ed, is to stand down as an MP, it was reported on Monday.

David Miliband, who was foreign secretary in Gordon Brown’s government, quit front-line politics after his bruising defeat.

27 Mar 2013 - 10:31am

UK minister refuses to be drawn into debate on suffrage with pan-democrats

British Foreign Secretary David Miliband yesterday disappointed pan-democrats who bemoaned a missed opportunity when he refused to publicly define universal suffrage.

26 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Let's recognise Britain's part in transforming the 'barren rock'

Britain's foreign minister, David Miliband, will give a briefing in Hong Kong today on the relationship between Britain and China, with particular reference to Hong Kong. Many of my (older) age group remember with gratitude all that Britain did to develop Hong Kong, and especially the efforts of our last governor, Chris Patten.

25 Feb 2008 - 12:00am


Today: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast with David Miliband, Britain's Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs. Island Shangri-La.

25 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Political Animal

Spreading democracy here, too?

Hong Kong will have its first encounter with the new face of British foreign policy later this month with a visit by Foreign Secretary David Miliband, an avowed advocate for spreading democracy in the world.

14 Feb 2008 - 12:00am