The 84,000 fall in net migration to 248,000 will harm an economy that is dependent on immigration.
The Labour rout offers lessons for the party's future, as long as the party refocuses on the emerging "middle-middle" majority.
It's time we taught children to learn to cut through media misinformation about politics.
Since 2010, we have witnessed the abject failure of the left’s own institutions to put forward either a coherent narrative or strategy.
The Shadow Home Secretary and arguably the race's most heavyweight candidate has declared that she will stand in an article in the Mirror.
Miliband's successor should focus on overturning the Tories' advantage on leadership and the economy.
The risk is that the party starts by narrowing rather than broadening its appeal.
"Labour wins when it speaks for everyone".
Labour's next leader must hold onto and increase our middle class vote, reaching out to working class voters, and mobilise Labour identifiers who did not vote Labour.
Tristram Hunt was elected by just 19 per cent of his constituents.
A putative list of Labour's targets reveals the scale of the party's challenge.
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