A lot depends on the details.
The troubled programme, if done right, could hold the keys to tackling child poverty.
The Labour leadership candidate wants to extend the Low Pay Commission's legal remit.
Labour must avoid suffering its own strange death.
Ed Miliband's political project was to bury New Labour. Today he succeeds, but not in the way he'd have wished.
You can't define away poverty - and David Cameron himself has admitted that.
A first look at the new issue.
Unions said to be restricting affiliated supporters' data to preferred candidates.
Jon Cruddas appears to have let slip that an English Labour party is on its way. But Labour insiders say the idea is not on the agenda - yet.
The leadership candidate on what his family teaches him about politics, how Labour has promoted too many people with "posh accents", and why he doesn't see himself as part of the Westminster in-crowd.
News that the Scottish government could withhold money from QEII has been exaggerated, but there is a political point to the SNP defining itself against the monarchy.
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