Cutting the number of MPs will also lose independent-minded backbenchers.
Labour's new electoral system is under fire from all sides. Declan McHugh, who was there at the beginning, sets out how it came about.
Liz Kendall is not a Tory and Jeremy Corbyn is not a Trot, and saying either of those things – on Twitter, on Facebook or in real life – just plays into the hands of our real opponents – the Tories.
Socialists and ecosocialists will still have a vital role to play within the Green party, argues Josiah Mortimer.
Supporters of all the leadership candidates have rallied around Caroline Flint's bid to be deputy leader.
The bookmakers and Westminster are in a flurry. Is Yvette Cooper going to win after all? I'm not convinced.
Forgotten and near-moribund institutions of the parliamentary Labour party will become vital once again, explain Declan McHugh and Will Sherlock.
Jeremy Corbyn is ahead among councillors - and looks ever more certain to become Labour's next leader.
In a video shortly before voting ends, Stella Creasy responds to Labour members who are concerned at the number of emails they get by reading out some of her own.
If self-described socialists continue to organise outside of the Labour party, they risk depriving the left's main outlet of both talent and voters, warns Michael Chessum.
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