The introduction of a one-member-one-vote system would dramatically reduce the disproportionate power wielded by MPs.
What is Labour’s strategy for 2015? Rafael Behr sits down with Labour's general election co-ordinator and shadow foreign secretary to find out.
By promising fundamental changes to the economy, the Labour leader can carve out a new coalition which quietly puts to bed the old battle lines of the 1980s.
UKIP trails Labour by six points but, as in 2009, the party is hoping for a late surge in the polls.
Despite ministers promising to name and shame firms which aren’t paying the legal minimum, not a single firm has been named so far.
The Labour leader reaches beyond his party's core vote and acknowledges that the living standards crisis began before the coalition.
Promising an in/out vote would shift the debate back onto Tory territory and could wreck a future Miliband premiership.
The shadow chancellor rejects claims that he lacks enthusiasm for Miliband's agenda and declares his support for "a different kind of economy".
With Labour uncertain of winning a majority and the Deputy PM certain to be around in May 2015, Miliband and Balls can no longer afford to treat him as a barrier to an agreement.
Part of the problem is that even Labour MPs find their boss remote.