There is certainly space in British politics for a party beyond the edge of Labour, but a left-wing alternative has yet to emerge.
Don't let go of the balloon.
Shadow transport secretary says former cabinet minister has "a huge contribution still to make to politics".
The shadow transport secretary on Labour's rail plans, Alan Johnson's possible comeback and why she doesn't regret her comments on Thomas The Tank Engine.
The Labour MP for Wigan talks about the need for her party to appeal to people who feel “very insecure” and “lack control over their own lives and communities”.
When funding is tight, we need a shift away from sticking plaster services to radical early intervention.
The party would win all 10 of the target seats polled.
With Johnson departing, City Hall is the opposition's for the taking. But which contender will move first?
When it comes to tackling the real issues facing the city, Boris has failed spectacularly.