Cutting the number of MPs will also lose independent-minded backbenchers.
Former Home Secretary, Foreign Secretary and Justice Secretary Jack Straw explains why he's backing Yvette Cooper to lead the Labour party back into government.
Andy Burnham is right to identify the House of Lords as an anachronistic abhorrence - but his solution is little better, says Darren Hughes.
There is no candidate speaking to the centre of the party - and that leaves a vacumn for Jeremy Corbyn, argues Neil James.
Wales' First Minister, Carwyn Jones, warns the tone of the Labour leadership contest is a gift to the Tories.
There isn't a single inch of the United Kingdom that Labour is entitled to. We have to earn every seat we win, says Ben Bradshaw.
There is much to like, much to dislike, and much that has been copy-pasted from Ed Miliband's 2015 manifesto.
I remember all too well the repeated defeats of the 1980s. Let's not got back, warns David Hanson MP.
Politics is the art of the possible. Jeremy Corbyn offers the implausible, warns Chris Leslie.
The race now moves onto supporting nominations from constituency Labour parties: who will emerge the strongest?
The Welfare Bill has dealt lasting damage to Andy Burnham, and further boosted Jeremy Corbyn's chances of victory.
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