If Labour is to build truly excellent public services, it must re-embrace managerialism and performance data.
The idea of tabling an amendment to the Tory bill demanding a referendum before the next election is gaining currency in Labour ranks.
By promoting balanced growth and increasing employment, small businesses exemplify the investment economy Labour wishes to build.
It wasn't ideology that led the Lib Dems to reject coalition with Labour, but the reds' near-complete lack of preparation.
Praising Tony Blair and criticising Ralph Miliband, the Labour leader said the choice was not between socialism and capitalism but "responsible" and "irresponsible" capitalism.
After gaining 2,000 members this month, UKIP now has 27,517 and expects to pass the 30,000 mark once the backlog is cleared.
Ed Miliband advised Labour MPs to vote against the amendment, rather than abstain, after Tory whips warned they could be defeated.
Instead of playing to the gallery, the Education Secretary needs to learn from what works.
The party tables its own rival amendment to establish a consultation on introducing civil partnerships for heterosexual couples.
The chaos in the Conservative Party is a distraction from the real priorities for people across the country: jobs, growth and living standards.