Where does a liberal centrist's victory fit into your narrative of inevitable decline?
Far from spiralling out of control, the increase in expenditure on tax credits is entirely expected, explains Declan Gaffney.
Labour's plan is not about harking back to the past, but providing the best service for the future, says Jonathan Reynolds.
The Tories feel unthreatened by Labour and believe they can ride out any unpopularity.
Labour's Ukip problem - which cost the party seats under Ed Miliband - shows no sign of going away.
Jon Cruddas, Chuka Umunna, Lisa Nandy, Tristram Hunt and Maurice Glasman are among those involved.
Rather than fiddling at the margins, the government should just reverse its tax cuts for the wealthy.
Sometimes the L Word is the right word, says Dawn Butler MP.
The longstanding MP for Oldham West and Royton has died after a short illness.
With an increasing number of Tories opposed, the PM was unsettled by Jeremy Corbyn's questioning.
The government is on course to be defeated over tax credits - but the victory may be a pyrrhic one for the House of Lords.
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