VIDEO: Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls feels the heat - you will always find him in the kitchen at parties or at Wakefield Rhubarb Festival

Shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls MP, met his match in the kitchen at Wakefield’s Rhubarb Festival.

The Labour MP for Morley & Outwood joined Heather Copley, of Farmer Copley’s, to prepare culinary treats for festival goers.

Ed Balls MP with Heather Copley

Ed Balls MP with Heather Copley

Watch the video to see Mr Balls get hot under the collar in the kitchen.

The festival will run from 10am to 5pm today and tomorrow and from 10am to 4pm on Sunday.

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