The significant policy overlap between the two parties represents a rich programme for government.
The Tory leader's exuberant confidence allowed him to dominate the chamber.
While Ed Miliband's plans this week are welcome, much more needs to be done to ease the increasingly hostile renting and housing conditions faced by a generation.
Ed Miliband should seize the electoral potential of its advantage in the polls among women – particularly mothers.
Miliband will not mimic Cameron's approach to Ukip and change policy direction.
As the party has shed votes to the SNP and the Greens, the Tories have emerged in front merely by standing still.
Defeated parties do not regain power by fighting old battles but by convincing voters that they have changed.
The PM's sheer chutzpah allowed him to command the session.
The Labour leader has responded rather late, and very carefully, to the Greek anti-austerity party's election win.
The ideological differences between the parties are greater than for decades. But their shared culture means few have noticed.