The shadow cabinet is likely his next stop.
"The folk who say you can only do this from the left aren't following the lessons of recent Scottish electoral history," says the Scottish Labour leadership frontrunner.
On 28 October, the day Britain announced it would not support search-and-rescue missions aimed at preventing migrants from drowning in the Mediterranean, Sir Nicholas Winton, who is 105, was honoured at a ceremony in Prague.
George’s back should be bleeding from the number of Tory knives plunged into him.
The Ritzy Living Wage campaign is an inspiring example of that call to action for raising wages.
The way we have run our economy is fundamentally flawed.
The experiences of migrants and refugees in Calais are important because they dispel the myths we perpetuate when we talk about immigration.
A metamorphosis is taking place; a mutation of the NHS from a public service into a lucrative marketplace.
Peter Wilby’s First Thoughts column.
If after the Scottish referendum we are serious about remaking the UK, we should start by abolishing the House of Lords and then be bold.
The centenary of the start of the First World War has reopened old wounds. Yet Germany and Britain once enjoyed a special relationship – as when they defeated Napoleon at Waterloo – and they could do so again
Could David Cameron's necessary tantrum over Brussels' £1.7bn surcharge be pushing Britain further down a path that ends with an EU exit?
Over $100bn a year is spent worldwide fighting the war on drugs. For what end?
The MP and shadow international development secretary has confirmed he will stand for the leadership of the Labour party in Scotland.
Even those inured to the gang warfare that periodically engulfs the party are stunned by the events of the last week.
Some suggest the party could change its stance in the event of another hung parliament.
The Labour leader should not acquiesce in the framing of immigration as a negative force.
A left-wing candidate is second to enter the contest to succeed Johann Lamont.
Labour should be prepared to go in to coalition to prioritise strategic investment, a modern constitutional settlement and fairer austerity measures in government.
With 200,000 renters evicted for complaining about health and safety problems in the past year, the government has decided to back a Private Members' Bill that would protect tenants from revenge evictions.
This government wants to bear down on the rights of unions to take industrial action generally, and clearly want to limit the right of firefighters to strike.
The former minister warns his party to argue in favour of the EU "much more than we have done", and to avoid “chasing a Ukip vote”.
A vote for Labour in 2015 will bring about a government that will help deliver a progressive economic, social and environmental agenda.
The gender pay gap is widening again and the Chancellor’s Budgets have hit women a staggering four times harder than men.
How a four-day working week would improve our country's health and happiness.
Absent-minded protagonists? The UK parties are contributing to a political crisis in Northern Ireland.
David Cameron and George Osborne have given joint support for proposals to improve services across the Pennines.
The departure of the party's leader leaves it without an immediately obvious successor.
The Daily Mail and Prime Minister peddling myths about the Welsh NHS won't work in their favour.