Ed Miliband: 'Alan Johnson was the right man for the job'

Ed Miliband has responded to Alan Johnson's resignation as shadow chancellor by praising him for the work he had been doing.

When asked if it was a mistake to appoint Alan Johnson as shadow chancellor, Mr Miliband said, "Alan Johnson was the right man for the job".

The Labour Party leader went on to say that Mr Johnson would be replaced by Ed Balls.

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