Even a U-Turn on planned cuts to the service itself will still leave the NHS under heavy pressure.
The Labour rout offers lessons for the party's future, as long as the party refocuses on the emerging "middle-middle" majority.
It's time we taught children to learn to cut through media misinformation about politics.
Since 2010, we have witnessed the abject failure of the left’s own institutions to put forward either a coherent narrative or strategy.
The Shadow Home Secretary and arguably the race's most heavyweight candidate has declared that she will stand in an article in the Mirror.
The risk is that the party starts by narrowing rather than broadening its appeal.
"Labour wins when it speaks for everyone".
Labour's next leader must hold onto and increase our middle class vote, reaching out to working class voters, and mobilise Labour identifiers who did not vote Labour.
Tristram Hunt was elected by just 19 per cent of his constituents.
A first look at this week's magazine.
A putative list of Labour's targets reveals the scale of the party's challenge.
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