The shadow London minister has several key advantages over his rivals.
Burnham’s plan shows the party grappling with the kind of real world problems it would face in office.
Rather than rejoicing at the Labour leader's unpopularity, the Tories should ask themselves why they continue to trail in the polls.
Labour's policy review head on Ed Miliband’s difficulties, his vision for the party and why he’s more interested in sport than politics.
"It’s not about Andy, or Ed, or Yvette," Labour's policy review head tells the New Statesman.
The Labour leader is surrounded by brainboxes, but they’re all clever in the same way – their lack of diversity makes the whole group stupider.
Former transport secretary says the coalition should focus on delivering HS2 earlier.
Shadow chancellor seeks to reassure the asset rich but cash poor.
The shadow education secretary pushes Gove to say whether a Conservative government would allow for-profit schools to be established.
MP announces decision to stand down at the next election and says "it is clear that the leadership of the party wish to see new faces".