The Labour leader moves swiftly to condemn the Unite general secretary over his comments to the New Statesman.
Miliband accuses the PM of a "disgraceful slur" after he says the Mid-Staffs report was a "reminder of Labour's record on the NHS".
A Labour government would not consider "cutting the health service", says Miliband in his biggest post-2015 commitment.
The party's plan to integrate health and social care makes sense fiscally and clinically but the politics could be more difficult to navigate.
The Respect MP has threatened "to tell the whole truth" after Labour figures dismissed claims he could rejoin the party.
A source tells the NS that the party has not decided whether to match Osborne's post-2015 spending limits and says it would be "irresponsible" to do otherwise.
The Labour leader's chief strategist Stewart Wood on the inspiration he takes from Thatcher and the five principles behind "one nation".
Aiming for 35 per cent would mean settling for less. But it would be foolish not to recognise that, as in 2005, it could prove enough for a Labour majority.
The Labour leader tells his MPs that it is right to move on from New Labour, which was "formed 19 years ago", but new polling revives doubts over the party's performance.
A leader who has explicitly "turned the page on New Labour" makes many of the same compromises and electoral calculations as the former prime minister and his allies.