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Ed Miliband announces £2.5bn of funding to save the NHS
By Anoosh Chakelian - 23 September 14:15

It will be funded by a mansion tax, cracking down on tax avoidance and fees for tobacco firms.

Labour's real devolution challenge comes from its own MPs, not troublesome Tories
By Anoosh Chakelian - 23 September 10:31

As the party powers through its last conference before the election, the idea of “English votes for English laws” plagues the leadership. And it's not just Tory MPs who are causing the trouble.

Labour leader will promise "a plan for the next ten years: Britain 2025" in his conference speech.
Miliband challenges Cameron's long-term plan with "plan for 2025"
By George Eaton - 22 September 22:00

Labour leader will outline six "national goals" for the next decade in his conference speech. 

Ed Miliband is expected to announce the policy in his conference speech tomorrow.
Balls refuses to deny plan to use mansion tax to "save NHS"
By George Eaton - 22 September 19:22

Ed Miliband is expected to announce the policy in his conference speech tomorrow. 

Were three of Labour's shadow ministers made to restrict their speeches?
By Harry Lambert - 22 September 16:21

Three of Labour's most prominent shadow ministers – Chuka Umunna, Tristram Hunt and Douglas Alexander – have given the conference's shortest speeches. 

Party maintains tough fiscal stance by ruling out allowing local authorities to borrow more to build.
Labour will not lift cap on council borrowing for housebuilding
By George Eaton - 22 September 16:07

Party continues tough fiscal stance by ruling out allowing local authorities to borrow more to build. 

“It's nasty and personal”: why is Chuka Umunna railing against “bloodsport” politics?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 22 September 15:24

The shadow business secretary is calling for a change in the way we do politics. But why?

Ed Balls’ tough line on immigration only helps Ukip
By Tim Wigmore - 22 September 14:57

Trouble for a future Labour government.

Shadow chancellor closes down Tory attack by ruling out option of borrowing for infrastructure projects.
Balls binds Labour to austerity with promise of no extra borrowing
By George Eaton - 22 September 13:42

Shadow chancellor closes down Tory attack by ruling out option of borrowing for infrastructure projects. 

Islamic State: Tony Blair says the UK should not rule out ground troops
By Anoosh Chakelian - 22 September 11:49

The former Prime Minister warns that the only way to tackle Islamic State could be on the ground.

Why does Labour want to be the new Conservative party when it comes to police reform?
By Kevin Meagher - 22 September 11:24

Pledging to scrap police and crime commissioners shows Labour going cold on holding the force to account.

Post-No Scotland: should the SNP have made a more radical offer?
By Jamie Maxwell - 22 September 10:57

The failure to bring a greater number of affluent Scots on board raises questions about the SNP’s “de-risking” strategy.

Labour need to address the self-employment problem
By Nida Broughton - 22 September 10:25

Of all workers in the UK, over one in every seven is self-employed. Labour should account for this in its economic proposals.

Is the Labour leadership preparing for a coalition?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 22 September 9:57

Harriet Harman may hand over the DCMS brief if she takes a leading role in negotiations with the Lib Dems.

Ed Miliband at the New Statesman party. Photograph: Jon Lee Parker
Ed Miliband's speech at the New Statesman party: movements sustain governments
By George Eaton - 22 September 2:57

The Labour leader on why the NS is an "incredibly important" magazine.

Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna addressed the New Statesman party in Manchester last night. Photo: Jon Lee Parker
Chuka Umunna: Labour must reject nonsense claim that it "crashed the car"
By George Eaton - 22 September 2:08

Shadow business secretary says "we left this country in an immeasurably better situation in 2010". 

Shadow chancellor announces that ministerial salaries will cut by five per cent under Labour and then frozen.
Balls looks to win back trust with pledge to cut ministers' pay
By George Eaton - 21 September 22:00

Shadow chancellor announces that ministerial salaries will cut by five per cent under Labour and then frozen. 

Labour candidates are distinctly un-Blairite.
The fight over railway nationalisation could be trouble for Labour
By Tim Wigmore - 21 September 19:22

Labour candidates are distinctly un-Blairite.

Is the PM betraying his MPs as No 10 moves away from its initial devolution plan?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 21 September 17:24

David Cameron’s decisive speech following the Scottish referendum is beginning to unravel.

Labour leader suggests compromise after opposing idea of two classes of MPs.
Miliband rejects English votes for English laws - but backs "greater scrutiny"
By George Eaton - 21 September 10:44

Labour leader suggests compromise after opposing idea of two classes of MPs. 

Under the First Minister's talented and popular deputy Nicola Sturgeon, the party will become stronger still.
Why Salmond's departure won't weaken the SNP
By Jason Cowley - 20 September 19:21

Under the talented and popular Nicola Sturgeon, the party will become stronger still. Labour is on the run. 

Why it's time for a People's Convention to draw up a new constitution for our country
By Natalie Bennett - 19 September 18:14

Politicians and ordinary people coming together in town hall meetings up and down the land should shape a new constitution.

Ed Miliband’s Constitutional Convention: is he letting a crisis go to waste?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 19 September 17:56

The Labour leader has responded to David Cameron’s ideas for constitutional change with a plan of his own. But does it go far enough?

Without the consent of the public, decisions taken to devolve powers will be seen as a political fix.
People, not politicians, must shape our new constitutional settlement
By Tessa Jowell - 19 September 17:25

Without the consent of the public, decisions taken to devolve powers will be seen as a political fix.

Alex Salmond will step down as SNP leader and Scotland's First Minister
By Anoosh Chakelian - 19 September 16:20

Scotland's First Minister and the SNP leader will resign following his defeat in the Scottish independence referendum.

Scottish referendum: why did supposed Yes strongholds vote No?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 19 September 16:09

Off predictions or wacky results? Many of the areas that were expected to vote for independence voted No. 

Deputy Prime Ministers backs compromise of an English grand committee.
Nick Clegg rejects full English votes for English laws
By George Eaton - 19 September 13:40

Nick Clegg, the deputy Prime Minister, rules out "English votes for English laws" - but backs compromise of an English grand committee to amend legislation. 

Watch: David Cameron's speech following the Scottish referendum No vote
By Anoosh Chakelian - 19 September 13:25

The Prime Minister gave a speech after the Scottish referendum result.

Watch: Alistair Darling's speech following Better Together's Scottish referendum victory
By Anoosh Chakelian - 19 September 13:06

The Better Together leader gave a speech following Scotland's No vote.

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