Nick Clegg, the deputy Prime Minister, rules out "English votes for English laws" - but backs compromise of an English grand committee to amend legislation.
Our present constitutional settlement is not merely unacceptable; it is broken.
Having opposed "two classes of MPs", Miliband faces a huge political dilemma.
Scottish First Minister says the ties between Scotland and England "are based instead on links of family and friendship that are facts of geography, not acts of parliament."
The challenge for mainstream parties is to express and ground alternative ideas of the English nation and to connect these to a renewed case for the Union.
From the Levellers to Orwell, from the Quakers to Tawney, radicals can take inspiration from a hugely impressive tradition of English social radicalism.
Sport has a reputation for stoking historic enmities, but football has helped to transform the Anglo-German relationship into one of friendly rivalries and mutual respect.
Despite all the wars, bloodshed, victims, and hate, the country still can't come to terms with modernity.
"We in the Labour Party have been too reluctant to talk about England in recent years."