Tory plans to cut ‘further and faster’ would wreck recovery and roll back Labour’s many successes.
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|Birth:||28th November, 1953|
Alistair Darling was born in London. He is a British Labour Party politician who has been a member of parliament since 1987, currently for Edinburgh South West. He was Chancellor of the Exchequer from 2007 to 2010. Darling was one of only three people to have served in the Cabinet continuously from Labour's victory in 1997 until its defeat in 2010 . Darling was appointed as Chief Secretary to the Treasury in 1997, moving to become Secretary of State for Work and Pensions in 1998. Prime Minister Tony Blair moved Darling for a final time, to Secretary of State for Trade and Industry in 2006, before Gordon Brown advanced Darling to Chancellor in 2007. He was educated in Kirkcaldy, and the independent Loretto School, in Musselburgh, then attended the University of Aberdeen where he was awarded a Bachelor of Laws. He became the President of Aberdeen University Students' Representative Council.
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