A reforming, centre-left government must fashion a credible and robust statecraft, revitalising the civil service for the challenges of the contemporary age.
Shadow health secretary reveals he will soon travel to Brussels to lobby for the health service to be exempted from international competition law.
When inspiration fails, brute organisational force can still carry Labour over the line.
"In our global world it is the local that will be the agent of political change, the place of belonging, the source of identity."
The shadow health secretary on why he’s prepared to rebel.
The shadow health secretary says the party "can’t have a blanket position" because "it doesn’t affect everybody equally".
Labour has learned lessons from the Lib Dem campaign in Eastleigh last year.
Party sources tell the NS that they do not expect Labour to change its stance on a referendum before May 2015.
Labour MP says he would rather the shadow education secretary "resign his post as a lecturer than cross a picket line of striking lecturers".
In the form of a commitment to reduce inequalities "in income, opportunity and power", Miliband has articulated the radical agenda he would pursue after 2015.