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 putative list of Labour's targets reveals the scale of the party's challenge.
Former shadow justice secretary and shadow London minister joins the race.
We now have a record 32 out LGBT MPs in the House, but all are white, only six are women and none are trans.
David Cameron's record on homelessness has been shambolic. Now, benefit cuts will make it worse.
Jon Trickett and Ian Lavery are the two leading contenders to represent the left in the contest.
Michael Dugher MP, who served as vice-chair of the party in Ed Miliband's top team, on identity politics, emotion over intellect, and "fucking up" the Scottish referendum campaign.
Licence to kill.
Chuka Umunna has launched his campaign for the Labour leadership with a video in Swindon, where the party was defeated by the Conservatives in both seats.
Ed cannot escape responsibility for his defeat but neither can the Labour Party as a whole.
Studies show that populations are happier when they can choose things - including the government.
If Labour reconciles with its past and leaves its comfort zone, it can win again.
Labour's polling position was worse than it looked in the public polls, reveals Labour's official pollster.
Acting leader tells first PLP meeting that party must "throw off any sense of loss or mourning".
Like Cain and Abel, but for social democrats.
Ukip me hangin' on.
A strange new world.
Keeping Farage's seat warm?
He's not crying. It's just raining on his face.
David Cameron has re-appointed some key figures, and reached out to his backbenchers, in forming the new Conservative majority government.
We must no longer split the difference, or indeed ride of the coat tails of Labour or the Tories. It is a cliché that we must develop radical liberal identity, but it is true now more than ever. Other parties can’t do this, we must.
Dan Jarvis has bowed out of the Labour leadership race.
Labour is looking to elect a new leader. What’s the process?
The race begins.
The shadow minister for care and older people confirms she will be running.
Boundary changes, Scotland and a new Tory leader mean the task is formidable. But five years is an eternity in politics.