The low point in 2000 pre-dated the government's spending increases for health and education.
The shadow chancellor will unveil a full analysis of how the Tories' plans would hit public services.
The former PM confirms last year's New Statesman story by giving £1,000 to each of the party's 106 target seat candidates.
The Conservatives' obsession with subsidising ownership neglects the UK's nine million private renters.
Chuka Umunna and Roberto Mangabeira Unger set out a five point plan to overcome the constraint low productivity imposes on national prosperity.
The broadcasters have announced their plans for the television debates, after an FA Cup style draw.
The Conservatives' negative approach reveals a party bereft of ideas or empathy for working families.
The co-founder of openDemocracy argues that "this is a constitutional moment" - on the 800th birthday of Magna Carta, there is appetite across the political spectrum for a new consitution and democratic settlement. Labour's leader should not be afraid of offering one.
The fragmentation of the UK party system is reawakening divisions on electoral reform.
The shock of losing to Miliband could awake the Conservatives from their dogmatic slumber.