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8 November 2010

Ed Miliband’s partner gives birth to a baby boy

Labour leader becomes a dad for the second time.

By George Eaton

Staggers congratulations to Ed Miliband and his partner, Justine Thornton, who has given birth to a baby boy, the couple’s second. Miliband will now take two weeks of paternity leave, with his duties covered by Harriet Harman.

A Labour Party spokesman said: “Ed and Justine are overjoyed at the birth of their second child and can’t wait to introduce the new arrival to his big brother, Daniel.

“Both are keen to pass on their thanks to the NHS staff at the hospital.”

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