"He isn't able to transcend his background."
How is Labour reacting to its crisis of leadership this week?
In an exclusive interview, the left-wing shadow cabinet minister discusses his new role as a senior adviser to Ed Miliband.
Talk of meltdown in the Labour party is dominating the news, but what is actually happening?
"Our job is to focus".
The Conservatives and Labour could once boast of membership of over two million. Today the figure for both is under 200,000. The decline has deleterious practical effects for them.
Peter Wilby’s First Thoughts.
Powell is named vice chair of the election campaign with left-winger Trickett made a senior adviser.
Six months away from the general election, Labour is struggling to convince the country that it has the authority to govern – and its MPs are becoming ever more despondent.
Jason Cowley on the struggles and woes of the Labour leader.