The Respect MP has threatened "to tell the whole truth" after Labour figures dismissed claims he could rejoin the party.
A salary insurance scheme would disincentive work, penalise low earners and likely prove unpopular.
Why support a regional benefit cap but not regional benefit levels? And what level would the cap be set at it in London?
A source tells the NS that the party has not decided whether to match Osborne's post-2015 spending limits and says it would be "irresponsible" to do otherwise.
On almost every measure, the number of social media supporters is now significantly greater than the number of formal party members.
The Labour leader's chief strategist Stewart Wood on the inspiration he takes from Thatcher and the five principles behind "one nation".
Over the last week, the party's lead has halved from 14 points to seven. With politics as normal suspended, the Tories may have benefited from a Thatcher effect.
"Mrs T is not Churchill," the former Labour minister says, declaring that he would have "recommended against" a ceremonial funeral.
Instead of the social vivisection currently taking place, lowering the benefits bill requires an agenda that creates jobs, arms people with skills and lowers rents.
Aiming for 35 per cent would mean settling for less. But it would be foolish not to recognise that, as in 2005, it could prove enough for a Labour majority.