Ed Balls dons bat mask on children's library visit

Shadow chancellor Ed Balls was pictured in a bat mask as he visited a library in Leeds yesterday.

Ed Balls pictured at storytime at Tingley Library near Leeds. Credit: @Jocoles1

The Labour man appears to have had a more enthusiastic response than when his opposite number George Osborne visited a nursery school in London earlier this month.

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne plays with Titas during a visit to a nursery in Hammersmith. Credit: PA