"Being pro-market and pro-competition also means acting when markets fail and competition does not operate".
On the politically defining issue of low pay, the Labour leader has the pitch all to himself.
Shadow Cabinet Office minister Jon Ashworth writes to Jeremy Heywood demanding to know how former Laura Wyld was appointed to the "politically impartial" post.
When Cameron derides Miliband for not wanting to talking about the economy, he forgets that, for most voters, living standards are the economy.
The Labour leader's first major speech since his conference address will coincide with Living Wage Week.
Rather than risking the blame for killing the project, Labour has decided to take the credit for saving it by forcing the government to reduce costs.
As Miliband's energy price freeze continues to dominate debate, the party's lead has risen significantly, with a nine-point advantage today.
The shadow education secretary says the reinstatement of the Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) could be funded by removing Winter Fuel Payments from the wealthiest pensioners.
Despite the party's by-election success, all the signs still point towards another SNP-controlled parliament in 2016.
By the end of the Labour leader's assault over energy prices, the PM looked like a beaten boxer waiting desperately for the bell.