Ed Balls expresses his concern as he delves into his family's dark past on Who ...

Ed Balls expresses his concern as he delves into his family's dark past on Who ...
Ed Balls expresses his concern as he delves into his family's dark past on Who ...
Ed Balls delves into his family's dark past as he learns his ancestor was accused of misconduct at a workhouse

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Ed Balls expressed his 'deep concern' as he unveiled his distant relative William Dunbar's dark past. 

The former MP, 54, has recently been seen making new ventures outside of politics on Good Morning Britain, and the former Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, made another television appearance on BBC's Who Do You Think You Are? as he traced his family tree. 

In Tuesday's upcoming episode he discovers that his three times great grandfather, who was once a an assistant surgeon on HMS Victory during the Napoleonic wars, later took on a post at a workhouse.

'I want him to be one of the good guys': Ed Balls delved into his family's dark past on  BBC's Who Do You Think You Are? learning his ancestor was accused of misconduct at a workhouse

'I want him to be one of the good guys': Ed Balls delved into his family's dark past on  BBC's Who Do You Think You Are? learning his ancestor was accused of misconduct at a workhouse

Speaking with RadioTimes, The former Labour politician said: 'In both cases, the workhouse is – and the master of the workhouse is – mistreating one inmate and not feeding another, but in both cases, the accusation is that William

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