The right want Ed Miliband to be more "pro-business". The left want him to abandon austerity. His challenge is to hold the centre.
Diane Abbott and other backbenchers refuse to join leadership in backing Osborne's measure.
"Ed wanted more message discipline," says the former Labour leadership candidate.
Shadow public health minister says intervention "would put me in a very difficult position" as Labour signals it will whip MPs in support of Miliband's stance.
Some in the party complacently assume historic anti-racist credentials are a permanent inoculation a
The privileged will do anything to distract attention from their own power.
Let's call this what it is. It's pretending.
The moment Miliband called Abbott while she was being interviewed live on Sky News.
The MP was stupid to refer to "white people", but her tweet has been taken out of context.