Shadow leader of the House of Commons says no "reason whatsoever" why deputy leader should not do job after reports she could be denied it.
National Policy Forum chair urges boldness as the party gathers for crucial meeting.
Party vows to end "ideological obsession" with privatisation by allowing the state to bid for franchises.
The emergency action is a damning indictment of the pressures the government has created on the frontline.
The party says the watchdog should track the government's record after progress goes into reverse.
In a damaging move for its future prospects in Scotland, Labour has vacated the main battleground from which it should have been able to rebuild support: devolution.
New research suggests we are defined by the political events we experience between 14 and 24. But they may only shape us so much – voters appear to drift to the right over time.
To achieve economic credibility, Miliband needs to speak the language of priorities.
Despite the media assault on Miliband and the strengthening economic recovery, the party is seven points ahead.