By George Eaton - 25 July 08:54
The block vote was abolished for Labour leadership elections 20 years ago. So why do David Cameron and the conservative press claim it still exists?
By George Eaton - 23 July 07:30
A survey by Lord Ashcroft shows 12% of the trade union's 1.42 million members would affiliate themselves to Labour under the new system but also that they oppose large donations to the party.
By George Eaton - 22 July 06:00
In an echo of Blair's revision of Clause IV, the Labour leader announces that a Special Conference will be held next spring to approve this "historic reform of Labour’s constitution".
By George Eaton - 18 July 09:14
With Labour more reliant on large one-off donations from unions, the Unite general secretary is in a stronger position to push for policy changes.
By Rafael Behr - 10 July 11:49
The Labour leader wants to keep his party united but he also wants to win an election. The two ambitions inevitably collide.
By Owen Smith - 09 July 04:30
The reforms announced today will enhance Labour's traditional links and lay the foundations for new, open and powerful alliances.
By George Eaton - 09 July 12:47
The Labour leader shifts the focus from the unions by calling for new limits on MPs' outside earnings and a cap on party donations.
By George Eaton - 09 July 09:27
Labour suggests it will not impose the reform by changing the law with the Tories, but if the unions resist that may be the only option.
By George Eaton - 09 July 06:58
If the Labour leader is to be a consistent supporter of democracy and transparency, he cannot defend a system that allows unions to donate millions from their members without permission.
By Faye Lipson - 08 July 05:32
I joined the union as a fresh-faced student idealist but the camaraderie which I expected never materialised.