Without the consent of the public, decisions taken to devolve powers will be seen as a political fix.
Having opposed "two classes of MPs", Miliband faces a huge political dilemma.
If Scottish Labour is to be rebuilt, it must draw inspiration from the energy, civic nationalism and creativity demonstrated by the pro-independence movement.
Cameron will need Miliband's support to win a vote on military action. But all the signs are that he will get it.
The onslaught against the Yes side by big business and the Treasury has not had the success many expected.
Democratic mayor hails "a shared vision, and a shared strategy" for tackling inequality.
The former PM seizes the initiative with a timetable for further devolution to Scotland.
Labour leader will tell the TUC general council: "What working people have in common matters more than any division of creed, race or region. Or even nation."
With Labour planning to amend the bill, Clegg's party could still be caught between two stools.
Fighting against Scottish independence, the former PM makes the case for social justice far better now than when he was in office.