Shadow chancellor rules out tax rise after Miliband's refusal to do so at PMQs.
Shadow chancellor opens new dividing line with the Tories by vowing to avoid raising "the tax that hits everyone".
Ed Balls's less stringent plans mean a dramatic gap with the Tories.
Shadow chancellor says the Conservatives have blundered by admitting day-to-day spending will be reduced to its lowest level for more than 50 years.
The Chancellor later tried to wriggle out of a one-to-one debate, saying that Danny Alexander should also be invited.
If Ed Balls becomes chancellor, he will be one of the most experienced – and divisive – politicians ever to hold the job.
The men and women behind the shadow chancellor.
The low point in 2000 pre-dated the government's spending increases for health and education.
The shadow chancellor will unveil a full analysis of how the Tories' plans would hit public services.
The shadow chancellor vows to crack down on tax evasion, as the HSBC row rumbles on.