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The Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls visits Bedford to set out Labour's economic plans for the future

The Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls.

The Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls is in Bedford today to set out Labour's economic plans for the future.

Mr Balls will use his speech in the marginal Conservative seat to say that working people are now worse off than they were five years ago.

He says average wages after inflation are down by more than £1600 pounds a year since 2010.