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.
If Labour unity has largely held since the election it is because Miliband has chosen to postpone almost all policy decisions.
The party should remember that benefits for the poor end up being poor benefits.
The party says it is right to challenge "old ways of doing things" after Blair warns against a shift to the left.
Rafael Behr spent the day on the campaign trail with the Labour leader - a day that took a dramatic turn with news that Thatcher is dead.
The centre has not shifted to the left, says Tony Blair. Labour must resist the easy option of tying itself to those forces whose anti-Tory shouts are loudest.
The former prime minister says Labour must be more than "fellow travellers in sympathy" and warns it not to "tack left on tax and spending".