Local voters resent outside interference and Lib Dem activists will be encouraged to rush to their leader's defence.
Labour peer corrects Conservative claims that he has come out against the policy.
The Deputy PM's warning that he would "absolutely insist" that a new coalition would not "break the bank" suggests that he may push Labour to back an Osborne-style deficit plan.
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.