Another snippet from tomorrow’s David Miliband interview.
One potential source of tension between the two brothers is the theory that the older brother turned down a highly-paid job as the EU’s high representative for foreign affairs wrongly believing he would have a clear run at the Labour leadership. (Or at least a race against Ed Balls but not Ed Miliband).
He told me the two did discuss the issue at the time. But did Ed Miliband do the decent thing and warn his brother that he would be running against him?
“I believed that he would,” said David.
But did you know that he would? Not necessarily, it transpires. “It wasn’t him saying, ‘this is what I….“