Bless, he has to start work at 9am. It's a hard life ain't it?
Talk about totally out of touch with what us ordinary people do every day.
Update: There have been comments that Ed Balls' complaint is legitimate. No its not. There is a phrase in recruitment about jobs that suit working parents. It's called a "Golden Hours" job where work is 9am - 3pm.
Kids start lessons at 9am, that means they need to be at school before that. Ordinary people cope with that, and they don't have ministerial cars.