One radical option under discussion is to merge the role of election co-ordinator with that of policy co-ordinator.
The party celebrates after winning a seat off the Greens in one of the safest wards in Lucas's constituency.
High-quality childcare should be seen by government as an issue for business and a key infrastructure priority. But ministers have nothing to say on the subject.
Had MPs' votes been treated in the same way as party members', Ed Miliband would have won a landslide victory.
Sally Gimson, who is seeking selection as the Labour parliamentary candidate for Hampstead and Kilburn, shares a few thoughts from the campaign trail.
Jacob Hacker thinks he has the answer to the public’s hardening attitude to welfare – we should “stop inequality before it starts”. But can the idea of predistribution enter the political mainstream?
The Labour leader wants to keep his party united but he also wants to win an election. The two ambitions inevitably collide.
Unlike the Conservatives, a Labour government would make sustainable energy a major national priority and give business the confidence to invest.
With a mixture of high-minded principle and political cunning, he has reimagined the Labour-unions link for a less collectivist age.
If he wants to solve his party's funding problems, the Lib Dem leader should form an alliance with Labour.