UK 30 May 2014 Watch: Ed Balls being turned away from the Bilderberg conference Shadow chancellor Ed Balls has been captured being turned away from the Bilderberg conference because he failed to produce his pass. Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up A reporter at Infowars has captured on video the moment shadow chancellor Ed Balls is turned away at the entrance to the Bilderberg venue in Copenhagen. Despite his protests of "That's my name, I'm on the list to attend!", he is not permitted entry by security because he fails to produce his pass. The Bilderberg conference is a secretive annual gathering of the global elite, which causes curiosity among journalists and frenzy among conspiracy theorists every year. Ironically, one of its debates this year is called “Does Privacy Exist?” (H/T @GuidoFawkes) › Will Self: I don't decry the smoking ban but I do miss smoke I'm a mole, innit. Subscribe For daily analysis & more political coverage from Westminster and beyond subscribe for just £1 per month!