This is the moment Ed Balls was asked by Emily Mailtis to name a businessman who supported Labour, but could only name the mythical “Bill”.
The strain saw the return of Blinky Balls as he was unable to give the name of a single businessman who supports Labour. It was particularly baffling given that on the morning of the Newsnight interview he was speaking alongside Sir John Armitt, one of the UK’s best known industrialists, at the launch of Labour’s infrastructure strategy. John. Not Bill, John.