Press

Labour considers staking all on saving the NHS
The Guardian, 17 September 2014

This isn’t an era of four-party politics: it’s an era of Tory and Labour uselessness
Stephen Bush, Daily Telegraph, 2 June 2014

A show of unity: Only hope or aspiration at Progress conference
Conor Pope, LabourList, 2 June 2014

Progress annual conference 2014: Labour slowly faces up to reality
Jonathan Todd, Labour Uncut, 2 June 2014

Chuka Umunna Accuses Ukip’s Nigel Farage Of ‘Maliciously’ Distorting Immigration Debate
Huffington Post, 31 May 2014

Umunna accuses Farage of distortion
Belfast Telegraph, 31 May 2014

Labour must take tougher line on ‘mass migration’ from Europe, Miliband told
Daniel Boffey, The Observer, 31 May 2014

Blair aide warns Labour over public service strategy
Ross Hawkins, BBC News, 31 May 2014

Labour Will Learn From Much-Mocked ‘Shrinking Clegg’ Election Broadcast, Says Chuka Umunna
Ned Simons, Huffington Post, 31 May 2014

Labour lacks leadership and trust on economy, says Blairite group
James Kirkup and Steven Swinford, Daily Telegraph, 30 May 2014

Brown was right about ‘bigoted’ woman, says MP
Michael Savage, The Times, 30 May 2014

Hain warns on historic prosecutions
Belfast Telegraph, 30 May 2014

The dangers of safety first
Robert Philpot, LabourList, 29 May 2014

How Labour can win a mandate for change
Patrick Diamond, Left Foot Forward, 29 May 2014

Get your act together, Mandelson tells Miliband: Former business secretary says Labour leader needs to abandon ‘crowd-pleasing’ to counter rise of Ukip
James Chapman, Daily Mail, 28 May 2014

The Labour party’s funk: Running out of road
The Economist, 24 May 2014

Popular policies are not enough – Miliband must win voters’ respect
Robert Philpot, The Guardian, 23 May 2014

How can Labour win over aspirational voters?
Left Foot Forward, 16 May 2014

Ken Livingstone – he just can’t help himself
Robert Philpot, Jewish Chronicle, 16 May 2014

Ed Miliband must give up his love of state intervention
Simon Jenkins, The Guardian, 14 May 2014

Exclusive: ‘New Labour’ consigned to the dustbin of history as Progress drops the label
Andrew Grice, The Independent, 8 May 2014

Labour warned to tread carefully on price freeze pledges
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 5 May 2015

Voters are uneasy about extremists in Ukip, says Iain Duncan Smith: Pension Secretary says stories about party members’ views will undermine its credibility
James Chapman and Gerri Peev, Daily Mail, 29 April 2014

Labour faces uphill battle to win key seat
Sam Coates, The Times, 28 April 2014

Labour risks being a ‘one trick pony’
Marie Woolf, Sunday Times, 20 April 2014

Miliband may take back the railways
Sam Coates, The Times, 4 April 2014

Labour’s right is rumbling. Not before time
Atul Hatwal, Labour Uncut, 27 March 2014

The left has united behind Ed Miliband. Now he has to be bold
Polly Toynbee, The Guardian, 25 March 2014

Tories close in on Labour’s lead in polls
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 24 March 2014

Labour must adopt new principles
Letters, The Guardian, 24 March 2014

Ed Miliband told: Don’t play safe with Labour manifesto
Patrick Wintour and Rowena Mason, The Guardian, 24 March 2014

If Labour wants to get elected, its thinktanks should think again
Simon Jenkins, 24 March 2014

Labour’s new divide: Centralisers versus decentralisers
Blighty, The Economist, 24 March 2014

Miliband needs to renew his commitment to ‘people power’
Rafael Behr, New Statesman, 24 March 2014

Sloppy Labour messaging is not going to work as the election draws near
Richard Carr, Left Foot Forward, 24 March 2014

How does Labour get its economic message across?
Jonathan Todd, Labour Uncut, 17 March 2014

The boy Miliband done good
Rob Marchant, Labour Uncut, 5 March 2014

Young Labour descends into early 80s style infighting
Renie Anjeh, Labour Uncut, 27 February 2014

Labour Students: Why OMOV may not be as scary as you think
Dom Anderson and Dannie Grufferty, LabourList, 25 February 2014

Where next for 2015′s losers?
Sean Kippin, Total Politics, 25 February 2014

For all their protests, Red Ed and his party are turning yellow
Dan Hodges, Daily Telegraph, 20 February 2014

Clegg’s middle-ground tactics spark Lib Dem infighting
Jill Sherman, The Times, 19 February 2014

Labour won’t forget Lib Dems’ broken promises, says Ed Balls
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 18 February 2014

Ed Balls: ‘We don’t want coalition with Lib Dems’
The Scotsman, 18 February 2014

Labour does not want a coalition with the Liberal Democrats, says Ed Balls
Christopher Hope, Daily Telegraph, 18 February 2014

How Labour suffers from ‘let’s ignore everyone except the Tories’ syndrome
Luke Akehurst, LabourList, 18 February 2014

Follow the logic, Ed, and hug a banker
Melissa Kite, The Guardian, 17 February 2014

Labour candidates tell Miliband to ‘hug a banker’
Jack Grimston, Sunday Times, 16 February 2014

Death to ‘Public Service Reform’! Long live public service reform
Hopi Sen, 11 February 2014

375 businesses in Crawley folded in just two years
Crawley News, 8 February 2014

Shadow deputy prime minister Harriet Harman heads up Watford Labour conference at West Herts College
Mike Wright, Watford Observer, 30 January 2014

Alan Johnson calls for radical reform of Labour-union link
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 28 January 2014

Dave and Ed need their lipstick and high heels
Rachel Sylvester, The Times, 28 January 2014

Spend too much? In some areas Labour didn’t spend enough, says Ed Balls
Matthew Holehouse, Daily Telegraph, 26 January 2014

Ed Miliband should not believe voters are moving left, says Labour strategist
Nicholas Watt, The Guardian, 24 January 2014

Harriet Harman urges Labour to stop discussing possible deal with Lib Dems
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 24 January 2014

Westmorland and Lonsdale needs Labour as much as anywhere else
Jonathan Todd, Labour Uncut, 23 January 2014

Engaging communities outside Britain’s cities
Maria Eagle MP, LabourList, 22 January 2014

Double Trouble: 1974 election year
Robert Philpot, Total Politics, 21 January 2014

Young Labour’s Progress
Conrad Landin, LRB Blog, 9 January 2014

PoliticsLive
Andrew Sparrow, The Guardian, 7 January 2014

Labour party takes stock: should Ed Miliband be bold or cautious?
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 20 December 2013

Sadiq Khan hits out at London Labour ‘beauty parade’
George Eaton, New Statesman, 11 December 2013

Labour needs more than empathy and catchy pledges to win power
Mary Riddell, Daily Telegraph, 3 December 2013

The questions facing George Osborne in the autumn statement
Jonathan Todd, Labour Uncut, 2 December 2013

Powerful swing voters say Labour lacks vision – and that the Tories are still nasty
Jane Merrick, Independent on Sunday, 1 December 2013

The not-the-London- Labour-mayor hustings
David Butler, Labour Uncut, 28 November 2013

Labour candidates’ doubts over mansion tax
Kate McCann, City AM, 27 November 2013

Ed Miliband to target 106 seats for outright election win in 2015
Andrew Grice, The Independent, 26 November 2013

Labour’s mansion tax could cost people their homes, warns Tessa Jowell
Pippa Crerar, London Evening Standard, 26 November 2013

Labour mayoral candidates cast doubt on mansion tax
Rowena Mason, The Guardian, 26 November 2013

Tessa Jowell sets out recipe for Labour election success
Rowena Mason, The Guardian, 25 November 2013

Labour call in Australian strategist to advise on rightwing media attacks
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 24 November 2013

Alan Milburn: We must help middle classes who fear for children’s prospects
Nicholas Cecil, London Evening Standard, 6 November 2013

Labour should be cautious about the rise of leftwing populism
Robert Philpot, The Guardian, 1 November 2013

Labour support up 14 points after Miliband’s energy pledge
Nicholas Watt, The Guardian, 1 November 2013

John Denham warns against Labour division on HS2 rail line
Nicholas Watt, The Guardian, 31 October 2013

16-year-olds to get vote in party’s mayoral primary
Nicholas Cecil, London Evening Standard, 30 October 2013

Fear and loathing in the PLP: what really happened in Labour’s reshuffle
Atul Hatwal, Labour Uncut, 17 October 2013

Half of Labour’s shadow cabinet to be women after expected reshuffle
Christopher Hope, Daily Telegraph, 6 October 2013

Forget Damian McBride. Another book matters more to Ed Miliband this week
Martine Kettle, the Guardian, 25 September 2013

Top 100 most influential leftwingers: 50-1
Iain Dale, Daily Telegraph, 24 September 2013

Top 100 most influential leftwingers: 100-51
Iain Dale, Daily Telegraph, 24 September 2013

Milibands-policy-review-like-panda-pregnancy-takes-long-time-sure-there.html#ixzz2fDqyK3oo” target=”_blank”>’Miliband’s policy review is like panda pregnancy: takes a long time and no one is sure there is anything in there’
Matt Chorley, Daily Mail, 17 September 2013

Labour’s policy review resembles a ‘pregnant’ panda, says Jacqui Smith
Daily Telegraph, 17 September 2013

Goodbye, Worcester Woman – and hello to Aldi Mum… Caroline Flint says Labour must target the squeezed female swing voter ahead of 2015 election
Jane Merrick, Independent on Sunday, 8 September 2013

Ed Miliband is taking a gamble over union links – but it may well pay off
Robert Philpot, 5 September 2013

GMB cuts £1m funding to Labour to stave off reform
Sam Coates, The Times, 5 September 2013

Being John Prescott’s son doesn’t make you popular in the Labour party these days
Dan Hodges, Daily Telegraph, 3 September 2013

Len McCluskey: Let battle begin
John Harris, The Guardian, 31 August 2013

Miliband links benefits to behaviour
Frances Elliott and Michael Savage, The Times, 22 August 2013


Ed Miliband criticised by Labour frontbencher Diane Abbott over immigration policies

Jason Beattie, Daily Mirror, 22 August 2013

Outcry as Labour’s Diane Abbott demands MORE migrants should come to UK
Macer Hall, Daily Express, 22 August 2013

The truth is out, Labour will not cut immigration
Daily Express, 22 August 2013

Diane Abbott calls on Labour to make case for immigration reform
Rowena Mason, The Guardian, 21 August 2013

‘Miliband should quit to save Labour’: Blairite ex-energy minister says party can’t afford to follow him ‘lemming like’ to defeat
Jason Groves, Daily Mail, 21 August 2013

Diane Abbott attacks Miliband’s ‘failure’ to challenge Tories on immigration
Michael Savage, The Times, 21 August 2013

One rule for the left, another for the right: in Labour, some disloyalties are more disloyal than others
Dan Hodges, Daily Telegraph, 19 August 2013

5 ways Ed Miliband can get back on the front foot – An open letter
Mark Ferguson, LabourList, 12 August 2013

Where is Labour going wrong?
John Harris, The Guardian, 11 August 2013


A primary solution to widening Labour party democracy

The Guardian, 12 July 2013

Labour’s early Christmas gift for the Tories
Robert Philpot, The Guardian, 10 July 2013

Ed Miliband’s plan to reform Labour’s link with the unions – panel verdict
The Guardian, 9 July 2013

Falkirk crisis: Labour needs the unions, but both need members
Polly Toynbee, The Guardian, 8 July 2013

‘Blairites manipulating Labour selection process’ – Len McCluskey hits back
Rajeev Syal, The Guardian, 8 July 2013

Who’s got Ed Miliband’s back?
The Economist, 8 July 2013

Labour targets Aldi mum and Crawley man as key to election victory in 2015
Vincent Moss, The Mirror, 7 July 2013

Miliband feels pressure as Unite battle becomes one he cannot afford to lose
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 4 July 2013

David Blunkett: union influence row poses big risk to Labour
Nicholas Watt, The Guardian, 2 July 2013

The Labour party selection process is no model for progressive politics
John Harris, The Guardian, 2 July 2013

Does Len McCluskey or Ed Miliband run Labour?
Rachel Sylvester, The Times, 2 July 2013
Labour candidate selection and union action in Falkirk
Sunday Politics, BBC, 30 June 2013

Rift within Labour deepens over union role in selecting MP
Laura Pitel, The Times, 29 June 2013

Unite threatens Labour with legal action over Falkirk row
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 27 June 2013

Revisiting old New haunts
Dan Hodges, Total Politics, 26 June 2013

Lesson of 1983: not madness but marginalia
John Rentoul, The Independent, 11 June 2013

1983 election: Alliance and skirmish
Robert Philpot, Total Politics, 4 June 2013

The left is reaching out – but the right is looking inwards
Tom Mauchline, LabourList, 2 June 2013

We don’t have to wait for international action to tackle tax avoidance
Robert Philpot, Huffington Post, 31 May 2013

Progress launch tackle tax avoidance charter
LabourList, 30 May 2013

Labour must look forward, not back, to win in 2015
Jonathan Todd, Labour Uncut, 28 May 2013

Region is a key battleground for Labour in the next election
Annabelle Dickson, Eastern Daily Press, 28 May 2013

Peter Mandelson’s selection argument is about politics not procedure
Len McCluskey, The Guardian, 21 May 2013

Revealed: how Ed Miliband planned to hang, draw and quarter Blair and Brown
Dan Hodges, Daily Telegraph, 19 May 2013

New Labour? No, it’s more new Seekers as ‘tin-eared Ed begs, steals and borrows’
Glen Owen, Daily Mail, 13 May 2013

Will Ed Miliband be the Doctor Who of politics?
Mary Riddell, Daily Telegraph, 14 May 2013

Immigrants? We sent out search parties to get them to come… and made it hard for Britons to get work, says Mandelson
Tim Shipman, Daily Mail, 14 May 2013


Miliband’s Progress speech was virtually ignored. That’s a worry.

Ben Mitchell, 14 May 2013

Ed Miliband must get ‘match fit’, says New Labour group
Brian Wheeler, BBC News, 13 May 2013


Labour can win in 2015, and shift the battleground of British politics

Andrew Harrop, The Guardian, 13 May 2013

Ed Miliband has just given the worst speech I’ve ever heard from a party leader. He’s running out of time
Dan Hodges, Daily Telegraph, 13 May 2013

Still Waiting: A day at the Progress Annual Conference
Andy Russell, Russell Writing, 12 May 2013

Unite union accused of manipulating Labour selection procedure
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 12 May 2013

Mandelson: Unions must be tamed
Kevin Dowling and Jack Grimston, Sunday Times, 12 May 2013

Abstain in EU vote, Tory ministers advised
BBC News, 12 May 2013


David Cameron acts to stem Tory rebellion over EU referendum

Daniel Boffey, The Observer, 12 May 2013


Tory civil war erupts over Europe vote

Marie Woolf, Isabel Oakeshott, and Jack Grimston, Sunday Times, 12 May 2013

SNP MPs to block move for early EU vote
Tom Peterkin, The Scotsman, 12 May 2013

Cameron running scared on EU, says Miliband
Rajeev Syal, The Guardian, 11 May 2013

Ed Miliband: commitment to 2015 EU referendum is ‘wrong’
Tim Ross, Daily Telegraph, 11 May 2013

Miliband claims PM is in a panic over Tory Europe rebellion
Michael Settle, The Herald, 11 May 2013

Miliband rules out EU referendum promise
Darren McCaffrey, Sky News, 11 May 2013


Ed Miliband to rule out promise of a referendum on Europe

Andrew Grice, The Independent, 11 May 2013

Ed Miliband branded ‘weak’ after he attacks Cameron for giving in on EU referendum
Owen Bennett, Daily Express, 11 May 2013

Ed Miliband On Europe Referendum: Labour Accuses David Cameron Of Being ‘Weak’
The Huffington Post, 11 May 2013

Miliband attacks David Cameron over EU referendum stance
Ross Hawkins, BBC News, 11 May 2013

Mandelson attacks Ed Miliband’s ‘One Nation’ vision
BBC News, 11 May 2013

How Ed Miliband can move Labour forward to a majority
Robert Philpot, Guardian Comment Network, 10 May 2013


Labour ‘must prepare for coalition talks’ with Lib Dems, says Adonis

Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 10 May 2013

Is nice but dim such a bad thing for Labour?
Jonathan Jones, The Spectator, 10 May 2013

Nice but dim: Voters’ damning verdict of Ed Miliband who they do not think will take the unpopular decisions that Britain needs
Matt Chorley, Daily Mail, 10 May 2013

Why should Labour listen to the people? It’s perfectly happy talking to itself
Dan Hodges, Daily Telegraph, 9 May 2013

Ed Balls needs to work harder, says Labour party grandee Peter Hain
Joe Murphy, London Evening Standard, 8 May 2013


Peter Hain says Labour must perform better

BBC News, 7 May 2013

Labour must make case for borrowing out of recession, says Peter Hain
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 7 May 2013

Peter Hain wants more debt — another policy stolen from the Tories
Fraser Nelson, The Spectator, 7 May 2013

Progress to launch ‘Campaign for a Labour Majority’
Mark Ferguson, LabourList, 26 April 2013

Comrades! Let’s head for our country home to plot rebellion
Isabel Oakeshott and Jack Grimston, The Sunday Times, 21 April 2103

Miliband urged to hold inquiry into ‘selection stitch-up by the unions’
Michael Savage, The Times, 20 April 2013

Ed Miliband warned to build support now or risk floundering
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 18 April 2013

Blair and Thatcher: What’s the difference?
Robert Philpot, 16 April 2013

Miliband and the Blairites have more in common than they suggest
Rafael Behr, New Statesman, 15 April 2013

Labour’s ‘angry brigade’ shouldn’t dismiss Tony Blair
Robert Philpot, Huffington Post, 12 April 2013


Labour’s ‘angry brigade’ has misunderstood Blair’s message

Robert Philpot, LabourList, 11 April 2013


Labour’s relationship with Thatcherism

Tom Miller, Left of the Line, 9 April 2013


Labour MPs tell Ed Miliband to toughen up on welfare

Joe Murphy, London Evening Standard, 8 April 2013


Will Miliband face either Cameron or Clegg at the election?

Jonathan Todd, Labour Uncut, 11 March 2013


On Progress and the parliamentary candidate selection process

Though Cowards Flinch, 10 March 2013


Our party is a cause or it is nothing at all

Len McCluskey, LabourList, 6 March 2013


Eastleigh by-election: poor Labour performance fuels doubts about Miliband’s ability to win seats

James Kirkup, Daily Telegraph, 1 March 2013


Blairite think tank cautious in assessment of Welsh Government progress

Martin Shipton, 28 February 2013, Western Mail


Seizing the progressive moment: 1906, 1945, 2015?

Richard Toye, Juncture, 18 February 2013


The Blairite zombies need to face up to New Labour’s failures

Len McCluskey, New Statesman, 14 February 2013


Needed: a new language for tax and spend

Steve Hilditch, Red Brick, 5 February 2013


Johnson’s self-delusion

Morning Star, 4 February 2013


Alan Johnson presses Ed Miliband for policies and warns of union decline

Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 3 February 2013


The Labour party and success in 2015!

Portsmouth Labour party, 25 January 2013


Who will speak up for the universal welfare state now?

John Harris, The Guardian, 21 January 2013

Everybody loves Borgen?
Steven Fielding, Ballots and Bullets, 12 January 2013


A moment of truth for Ed Miliband’s Labour party

John Harris, The Guardian, 12 December 2012


Labour’s U-turn on equal marriage: why is equality for minority groups a matter of conscience?

Owen Jones, The Independent, 11 December 2012


Politics mustn’t be just for the rich

Daniel Carden, Morning Star, 18 November 2012


Labour ponders lessons of Barack Obama victory

Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 7 November 2012


Time to Talk About Immigration

Joe Hayman, Huffington Post, 7 November 2012


How I learned to stop being bitter and love the thinktanks

Hopi Sen, Comment is Free, 7 November 2012


Class and Political Values

A Very Public Sociologist, 6 November 2012


This Halloween beware of Labour’s zombie voters

Andy Harrop, LabourList, 31 October 2012


Neither Keynes nor the market will save Labour

Jackie Ashley, The Guardian, 29 October 2012


How governments recover from midterm blues

Robert Philpot, TotalPolitics, 26 October 2012


Middle-class voters ‘more leftwing’ than the working-class

Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 26 October 2012

Progress launches ‘Purple Papers’ urging Labour to spell out tough choices before the election

Mark Ferguson, LabourList, 25 October 2012

Labour told to spell out tough choices by pressure group
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 24 October 2012

Who benefits from a Lib Dem collapse?
Rob Ford, Ballot and Bullets, 15 October 2012

Why ‘incumbency advantage’ may decide the next election
Don Paskini, Liberal Conspiracy, 8 October 2012

Top 100 most influential figures from the left 2012: analysis
Iain Dale and Brian Brivati, Daily Telegraph, 4 October 2012

Ed Miliband ‘must woo Tories in south to win the election’
Joe Murphy, London Evening Standard, 2 October 2012

What Ed Miliband didn’t tell you about One Nation Labour
Joe Jervis, LabourList, 3 October 2012

Ed Miliband must move further and faster from New Labour
Seamus Milne, The Guardian, 2 October 2012

Stay vague, Ed — too red and you’re dead
Martin Ivens, Sunday Times, 30 September 2012

Union boss: we’ll seize back Labour
Mark Hookham, Sunday Times, 30 September 2012

Challenge ahead: The Ed issue
Brian Brady and Jane Merrick, Independent on Sunday, 30 September 2012

Ten minutes with … Jessica Asato
Ben Duckworth, Total Politics, 28 September 2012

Respect: the case against allowing extremists into the Labour party
Rob Marchant, Labour Uncut, 19 September 2012

Salma Yaqoob once described the 7/7 murders as ‘reprisal attacks’. She doesn’t belong in the Labour party
Dan Hodges, Daily Telegraph, 12 September 2012

Nomination for most influential leftwing thinker 2011/12: Philip Gould
Robert Philpot, Left Foot Forward, 31 August 2012

FirstGroup warns against rail franchise delay in Branson row
Dan Milmo and Nicholas Watt, The Guardian, 28 August 2012

Virgin on a disaster: Ministers urged to delay £5.5bn West Coast Main Line deal for a review
Daily Mirror, 28 August 2012

Unions back thinktank to remind Labour of roots in working lives
Hélène Mulholland, The Guardian, 17 August 2012

Stephen Twigg interview: Yes, Labour did waste money on school buildings
Andrew Sparrow, The Guardian, 19 July 2012

Celebrating patriotism : How Labour can learn from Danny Boyle
Joe Jervis, LabourList, 1 August 2012

Progress are here to stay, get over it
Curtis McLellan, Labour Uncut, 16 July 2012

‘Labour is preparing for power. And we believe in the Project’
Rachel Sylvester and Alice Thomson, The Times, 14 July 2012

Blair and the New Labour will
Sam Wheeler, Shifting Grounds, 12 July 2012

Cool, assured Ed Miliband must now boldly define himself
Polly Toynbee, The Guardian, 12 July 2012

Halting Progress
Danny Rye, Birkbeck, University of London, 12 July 2012

The military schools backlash is the latest offensive in the Labour left’s war on the Blairites
Dan Hodges, Daily Telegraph, 11 July 2012

David Miliband: Politics is broken. We must seize the chance to remake it
David Miliband, New Statesman, 11 July 2012

Labour approaches a tipping point
Rob Marchant, Labour Uncut, 11 July 2012

Why does ASLEF want to shut down Tribune and Compass?
Hope Sen, 10 July 2012

In Frances O’Grady, the TUC brothers have a sister to reckon with
Dan Hodges, Daily Telegraph, 10 July 2012

The hard left is on the march and in no mood to stop
Atul Hatwal, Labour Uncut, 6 July 2012

Labour pressure group Progress announces shakeup after union attacks
Hélène Mulholland, The Guardian, 3 July 2012

Progress gets a Clause 4 moment
Mark Ferguson, LabourList, 3 July 2012

Alastair Campbell, Book Launch, ‘The Burden of Power: Countdown to Iraq – The Alastair Campbell Diaries’
Mile End Group, 2 July 2012

Revealed: the GMB backtracks on Progress
Atul Hatwal, Labour Uncut, 29 June 2012

Beware the Incitatus
Sadie Smith, Total Politics, 25 June 2012

Unite leader urges radical Labour alternative to coalition
Dan Milmo, The Guardian, 25 June 2012 2012

Paranoia and Progress
Rob Marchant, The Centre Left,24 June 2012

Labour and the trade unions
Peter Watt, Dale & Co, 24 June 2012

Progress: a party within a party
Morning Star, 22 June 2012

Unite union leader refuses to back calls to exile New Labour thinktank
Dan Milmo, Hélène Mulholland, Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 22 June 2012

Revealed: The document that explains how Unite intends to take over the Labour party
Atul Hatwal, Labour Uncut, 21 June 2012

The union takeover is tearing the Labour Party into pieces
Dan Hodges, The Daily Telegraph, 21 June 2012

Rightwing thinktanks much less transparent than leftwing organisations
Shamik Das, Left Foot Forward, 21 June 2012

It’s time for Progress to be brought into the sunlight and examined for what it is
Simon Weller, LabourList, 21 June 2012

In defence of Progress
John Healey MP, LabourList, 21 June 2012

Are Cameron and Miliband Going Back to the 1980s?
Tom Wadsworth, Huffington Post, 21 June 2012

No time for foolishness
Rob Marchant, LabourList, 20 June 2012

Unison attacks ‘intolerable’ Labour thinktank
Dan Milmo, The Guardian, 20 June 2012

How Labour can make progress
Robert Philpot, The Guardian, 19 June 2012

Labour can’t afford to turn in on itself
David Clark, Shifting Grounds, 19 June 2012

To ban Progress is an attempt to ban New Labour
Phil Wilson MP, LabourList, 19 June 2012

The GMB’s attack on Progress is an attack on pluralism
Neal Lawson, New Statesman, 19 June 2012

Owen Jones, the Justin Bieber of the left
Dan Hodges, Daily Telegraph, 19 June 2012

Why are the unions frightened?
Nick Cohen, The Spectator, 18 June 2012

Mandelson hits out at unions for leading Labour down a blind alley
Anushka Asthana, The Times, 18 June 2012

Union chief vows to step up fight over public sector pay
Dan Milmo, The Guardian, 18 June 2012

Don’t go back to the hate-ies
Kevin Schofield, The Sun, 18 June 2012

Lord Mandelson accuses unions of leading Labour down a ‘blind alley’ that could trigger divisions seen in the 1980s
Daily Mail, 18 June 2012

Lord Mandelson warns against union move to ban Progress from Labour
Nicholas Watt, The Guardian, 17 June 2012

Mandelson tells Marr unions need 21st century rethink
LabourList, 17 June 2012

Miliband unveils plans for anti-austerity alliance in Europe
Jane Merrick, Independent on Sunday, 17 June 2012

Left-leaning unions leading Labour up ‘blind alley’, says Lord Mandelson
Christopher Hope, Daily Telegraph, 17 June 2012

The last thing Labour needs now is a settling of scores
Jackie Ashley, The Guardian, 17 June 2012

Unions take on Blairites in fight for Labour’s heart
Anushka Asthana, The Times, 16 June 2012

Progress and the battle for the Labour party
Peter Watt, Dale & Co, 16 June 2012

Another voice: It is time for new trade unions
Denis MacShane MP, The Spectator, 16 June 2012

Unions fight Labour’s Blairite faction ‘in struggle for party’s soul’
Patrick Wintour, 15 June 2012

Hand off Progress
Jamie Reed MP, Labour Uncut, 15 June 2012

New Labour group Progress rejects GMB union ‘outlaw’ threat
Kayte Rath, BBC News, 15 June 2012

Time to fight for the Labour party
Atual Hatwal, Labour Uncut, 15 June 2012

The real beef unions have isn’t with Progress but Ed Balls
Sunny Hundal, Liberal Conspiracy, 15 June 2012

Labour’s left sets off on another purge of the Blairites
Dan Hodges, Daily Telegraph, 15 June 2012

A growing head of steam
Paul Richards, LabourList, 14 June 2012

Progress and an interesting idea
Hopi Sen, Hopi Sen – a blog from the backroom, 14 June 2012

Challenge Labour and you’ll find a horse’s head on your pillow
Dan Hodges, New Statesman, 13 June 2012

Outlawing Progress
Philip Collins, The Times, 13 June 2012

The campaign against Progress spells pure danger for Labour
Rafael Behr, New Statesman, 13 June 2012

Progress and the GMB should be looking for ways to work together
Luke Akehurst, LabourList, 12 June 2012

Ian Blair’s warning to Theresa May
Amber Elliott, TotalPolitics, 11 June 2012

Four ways Labour can step up a gear
Richard Angell and Alex White, Labour Uncut, 1 June 2012

The fightback fundraiser kitemark can help free CLPs from central command and control
Peter Watt, 31 May 2012

The three-way tribal war in the Labour party
Emma Burnell, Total Politics, 29 May 2012

Labour ‘must attract former Tory voters in southern England to win election’
Patrick Wintour, 25 May 2012

This voter registration drive. Why, exactly?
Rob Marchant, LabourList, 22 May 2012

City Spy: Americans aren’t Havana laugh at our jokes
City Spy, London Evening Standard, 18 May 2012

Ed’s making progress… but is it fast enough?
David Button, Connect Communications, 16 May 2012

Labour modernisers seek the ‘new centre-ground’
Brian Wheeler, BBC News, 14 May 2012

Ed’s got talent, but he has to win over the toughest crowd of all
Mary Riddell, Daily Telegraph, 14 May 2012

The Sunday review on Monday: Ed Miliband’s speech and Phil Collins’ hook at the Progress conference
Jonathan Todd, Labour Uncut, 14 May 2012

How can Labour harness the voter rage against the machine?
Andrew Rawnsley, The Observer, 13 May 2012

Ed Miliband hopes for poll victory as disillusioned Lib Dems flock to Labour
Toby Helm, The Observer, 13 May 2012

Peter Hain to quit shadow cabinet as Ed Miliband plans Labour reshuffle
Patrick Hennessy, Daily Telegraph, 12 May 2012

Ed Miliband in voter registration drive
Daily Telegraph, 12 May 2012

What are they putting in Ed’s tea?
Jane Merrick, Independent on Sunday, 13 May 2012

Miliband: We lost the plot in power
David Wooding, The Sun, 13 May 2012

Ed Miliband urges Jeremy Hunt to resign
BBC News, 12 May 2012Miliband Renews Call For Hunt To Quit
Peter Spencer, 12 May 2012, Sky news

Labour warned against burning bridges with Liberal Democrats
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 11 May 2012

Liam Byrne is right about Labour’s pains
Neil O’Brien, Daily Telegraph, 11 May 2012

Northern Lights Public Policy and the Geography of Political Attitudes
Neil O’Brien and Anthony Wells, Policy Exchange, April 2012

The Queen’s Speech – Time for an Alternative
Robert Philpot, The Huffington Post, 2 April 2012

A shadow Queen’s speech
Max Burman, TotalPolitics, 2 April 2012Will primaries address the EU’s ‘democratic deficit’?
Jon Worth, Left Foot Forward, 29 March 2012

Jacqui Smith ‘happy’ to see civil partnerships make way for equal marriage
Stephen Gray, Pink News, 21 March 2012

Jacqui Smith happy for her legislation to be repealed to allow same-sex marriage
Nigel Morris, The Independent, 20 March 2012

Climate law survives red tape cull
Rowena Mason, Daily Telegraph, 20 March 2012

Budget preview: Osborne plays politics with Britain’s economy
Jonathan Todd, Labour Uncut, 20 March 2012

Israel – a progressive cause
Robert Philpot, The Jewish Chronicle, 11 March 2011

After the Third Way: Progressive Alternatives to European Austerity
Matt Browne, GPCNews, 23 February 2012

Blair returns with plea for Labour to be pro-business
Joe Murphy, London Evening Standard, 13 February 2012

Breakfast at Tony’s
Mark D’Arcy, BBC News, 13 February 2012

Tony Blair: Labour must win back business supporters
Tim Ross, Daily Telegraph, 13 February 2012

Blair’s back, and that may not be good news for Ed Miliband
Tim Shipman, Daily Mail, 13 February 2012

Blair advises MPs to focus on centre-ground
George Parker, Financial Times, 12 February 2012In Defence of Social Democracy
Kevin Hickson, Next Left, 3 February 2012

Still searching for a way to hurt Cameron
David Talbot, Labour Uncut, 30 January 2012

Would Labour have won in 2010 if Blair had still been leader?
John Rentoul, The Independent, 26 January 2012

Smart people learn from their enemies
Rob Marchant, Labour Uncut, 23 January 2012

Miliband and Balls have fallen into a Tory trap
Mehdi Hasan, New Statesman, 19 January 2012

Any willing provider? Labour’s anti-state chic
Steve Akehurst, Next Left, 18 January 2012

Everyone agrees mutualism helps, but where’s the action?
Chris Nicholson, Left Foot Forward, 17 January 2012

Victorious Miliband must avoid complacency
Robert Philpot, Financial Times, 14 January 2011

Chuff chuff
John Rentoul, The Independent, 11 January July 2012

Responsible capitalism is Labour’s agenda
Stewart Wood, The Guardian, 9 January 2012

Labour – roll up your sleeves and demolish these disastrous howlers
Polly Toynbee, The Guardian, 6 January 2012

Labour accepts £5bn of defence cuts as Jim Murphy rejects ‘populism’
Nicholas Watt, The Guardian, 5 January 2012

Tories and UUP split over merger deal
Ed Jacobs, Left Foot Forward, 5 January 2012

Would diversity spike pop Westminster bubble?
David Ritter, Huffington Post, 5 January 2012

Booking a date with destiny
Troy Bramston, The Australian, 2 January 2012

Foreword
Robert Philpot, PPP Journal, December 2011

What do you want to ask Nigel Farage?
Andrew Sparrow, The Guardian, 14 December 2011

David Cameron’s long night in Brussels may rearrange British politics
Daniel Boffey, The Guardian, 10 December 2011

From The Purple Book to Lord Glasman’s Blue: The Changing Colours Of The Labour Party
Charlie Lindlar, Huffington Post, 2 December 2011

‘I’m going to do this may way’
Robert Philpot and Richard Angell, Labor Voice, 30 November 2011

Reconciling Globalisation and Social Democracy: The Strange Case of the Purple Book
David Ritter, Global Policy, 28 November 2011

The future of the left
Len McCluskey, Morning Star, 27 November 2011

David Miliband calls for Labour to be robust on Europe
Daniel Boffey, The Guardian, 6 November 2011

Review of the Purple Book by @ProgressOnline
Gareth Alterna, Musings, 4 November 2011

Tangled Up In Blue: A straightforward profile of a confusing man
Carl Packman, Left Foot Forward, 29 October 2011

Book Review: The Purple Book: A Progressive Future for Labour
Carl Packman, LSE Politics Blog, 23 October 2011

Purple Book event
RachelReeves.net, 22 October 2011

The Freudian reading of New Labour
Carl Packman, Though Cowards Flinch, 16 October 2011

The Purple Book: Bland and tragic
Carl Packman, Left Foot Forward, 15 October 2011

The Colour Purple
Natan Doran, Next Left, 12 October 2011

French primaries point the way for democracy
Will Straw, Left Foot Forward, 11 October 2011

North East MP Jenny Chapman handed shadow prison role
Richard Moss, BBC News, 10 October 2011

Alison Seabeck ‘sorry’ to be leaving housing brief
Ross Macmillan, 24dash, 10 October 2011

Ten things the Blairites don’t get
Andrew Murray, 21st Century Manifesto, 10 October 2011

Banishment order
Alex Wellman, Inside Housing, 7 October 2011

Will Stephen Twigg soften Labour’s line on education reform?
Toby Young, Daily Telegraph, 7 October 2011

Labour conference: ‘I feel like I’m going to the circus’
Stephen Moss, Guardian, 28 September 2011

Victims’ rights: better but not good enough
Sally Gimson, Labour Uncut, 27 September 2011

Red, purple or blue? Which kind of Labour are you?
Oliver Wright, The Independent, 27 September 2011

Voters’ verdict: the two Eds aren’t on the money
Rachel Sylvester, The Times, 27 September 2011

The Purple Book – Labour’s next manifesto?
Simon Redfern, PR Week, 26 September 2011

All too human: is this the enquiring mind of a future prime minister?
The Independent, 26 September 2011

Purple Bookers must keep up fight against Red Ed
Harry Phibbs, Daily Mail, 26 September 2011

LBC Book Club – Richard Angell, Rowenna Davis and Owen Jones
LBC, 26 September 2011

Review of Cutting Crime and Building Confidence: Empowering Victims and Communities
Steve McCabe MP, Left Foot Forward, 25 September 2011

We were addicted to Murdoch like crack cocaine, admits Jowell
Jane Merrick, Brian Brady, and Matt Chorley, Independent on Sunday, 25 September 2011

Exploiting a conservative moment
David Blackburn, The Spectator, 25 September 2011

Power and the People’s party
Herald Scotland, 25 Spetember 2011

You can call Ed Miliband many things, but certainly not cautious
Andrew Rawnsley, The Observer, 25 September 2011

Ed Miliband has to show voters he has more to offer than old tunes
Matthew D’Ancona, Daily Telegraph, 24 September 2011

They can sing a rainbow, but the words are off key
Gerry Hassan, The Scotsman, 24 September 2011

Labour: Lord Glasman and Jacqui Smith on Purple Book
Daily Politics, BBC One, 23 September 2011

Lord Glasman, the Blue Labour thinker who crosses party’s red lines
Rowenna Davis, The Guardian, 23 September 2011

Landale online: Time for Ed Miliband to reach out
James Landale, BBC, 23 September 2011

Is it Red Ed, Blue Ed, Purple Ed or just Brown? (£)
Philip Collins, The Times, 23 September 2011

Labour’s ‘Purple Book’ is long on whingeing and short on ideas
Cristina Odone, Daily Telegraph, 23 September 2011

Book review: The Purple Book
Don Paskini, Liberal Conspiracy, 23 September 2011

I’m boldly going my own way, says Ed Miliband
Craig Woodhouse, Evening Standard, 22 September 2011

To renew, Labour must understand the trends shaping modern Britain
Will Straw, Left Foot Forward, 22 September 2011

Tessa Jowell calls for ‘community-led commissioning’
John Plummer, Third Sector Online, 22 September 2011

Sunday Review on Tuesday: The Purple Book
Dave Talbot, Labour Uncut, 20 September 2011

You pay the tax, you set the rate
Robert Philpot, Sunday Times, 18 September 2011

Fighting for a fair deal on pensions
Geoff Ho, Sunday Express, 18 September 2011

Purple Book shows Labour split on home ownership
ConservativeHome, 18 September 2011

Ed Miliband accused of ‘failing the conservatory test’ and being out of touch with supporters’ aspirations
Simon Walters, Daily Mail, 18 September 2011

Labour’s Purple path to power
Tessa Jowell MP and Maurice Glasman on the Today Programme, 16 September 2011

The sweet-spot party would win every time
Philip Collins, The Times (£), 16 September 2011

Political books: party colours
Editorial, The Guardian, 16 September 2011

Lib Dems’ illusions are gone. Now they need imagination
Martin Kettle, The Guardan, 16 September 2011

We must rethink what the state is there to do
Tessa Jowell, LabourList, 16 September 2011

UK politics: Recovery postponed
George Parker and Elizabeth Rigby, The FT, 16 September 2011

Why Ed should, and will, welcome The Purple Book
Caroline Crampton, TotalPolitics, 15 September 2011

The Purple Book and the future of New Labour
Robert Philpot, The New Statesman, 15 September 2011

Housing asbo proposed for troublesome families
Alex Wellman, Inside Housing, 15 September 2011

Labour must rebuild confidence in an empowerment state
Patrick Diamond, ProgLoc, 15 September 2011

Purple Book Released – What People Are Saying
Chris Wimpress, The Huffington Post UK, 15 September 2011

Purple prose and Labour’s double dilemma
Paul Richards, LabourList, 15 September 2011

The Purple Book – new ideas for a new way of governing
Richard Angell, Left Foot Forward, 15 September 2011

Sunday Review on Thursday: The Purple Book
Anthony Painter, LabourUncut, 15 September 2011

Labour party maps out a purple path to power
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 15 September 2011

Pass notes, No 3,044: The Purple Book
G2, The Guardian, 15 September2011

Labour anger over Purple Book
Daniel Boffey, The Guardian, 10 September 2011

Let charities tackle terrorists and citizens run the army
Sam Coates, The Times, 10 September 2011

Labour looks like a party of urban elite, Ivan Lewis warns in his essay
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 9 September 2011

Leaders like Gordon Brown aren’t destroyed by hissy fits, but by a lack of courage
Mary Riddell, Daily Telegraph, 5 September 2011

Which of the class of 2010 are making an impact?
Neil O’Brien, ConservativeHome, 8 August 2011

Blair criticises Gordon Brown
UPI.com, 9 July 2011

Labour can only regain power by fixing blight of Gordon Brown years, says Tony Blair
Holly Watt, Daily Telegaph, 9 July 2011

Brown wasted my New Labour legacy: Blair savages successor for losing centre ground
Kirsty Walker, Daily Mail, 9 July 2011

Blair: ‘I was vilified for criticising the media’
Telegraph TV, 9 July 2011

Hit GB with your rhythym stick
Clodagh Hartley, The Sun, 9 July 2011

Gordon Brown ‘lost Labour rhythm’ in No 10 says Blair
BBC News, 8 July 2011

Ten plus three
John Rentoul, The Independent, 8 July 2011

Tony Blair: New Labour died when I handed over to Gordon Brown
Polly Curtis, The Guardian, 8 July 2011

Blair calls for debate
ITV News, 8 July 2011

Blair attacks Brown’s office record
David Hughes, PA/The Indepedent, 8 July 2011

Tony Blair Condemns Phone Hacking And Praises Ed Miliband
Dina Rickman, The Huffington Post, 8 July 2011

What should the Labour party do next? We asked nine left-leaning thinkers
Toby Helm, The Observer, 12 June 2011

One in six people think Ed Miliband can be trusted with the economy
Jim Pickard, Financial Times, 12 May 2011

Shadow culture secretary withdraws Labour ‘spendthrift’ claim
Nicholas Watt and Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 12 May 2011

We’re heading for defeat, Labour minister warns Miliband
Daily Mail, 12 May 2011

Miliband urged to broaden appeal
Jim Pickard, Financial Times, 11 May 2011

How Labour got it wrong – and how it can recover
John McTernan, The Scotsman, 7 May 2011

James Purnell re-enters the fray
Dan Hodges, New Statesman, 28 April 2011

Maurice Glasman: my Blue Labour vision can defeat the coalition
Maurice Glasman, The Observer, 24 April 2011

David Cameron makes a bid for the soul of white van man
Mary Riddell, Daily Telegraph, 19 April 2011

Purple and orange: united colours of coalition?
Rachel Sylvester, The Times, 19 April 2011

Labour lied to public about immigration, says Ed miliband aide Lord Glasman
Rosa Prince, Daily Telegraph, 16 April 2011

‘Labour lied over migrants’
Daily Express, 16 April 2011

Miliband ally attacks Labour migration ‘lies’ over 2.2m they let in Britain
Gerri Peev, Daily Mail, 16 April 2011

Labour must change its tune to the new blues(£)
Philip Collins, The Times, 14 April 2011

‘Continuity Labour’ is the real roadblock to renewal
Seamus Milne, The Guardian, 13 April 2011

Douglas Alexander delivers jolt to Tories as he says Labour can win
Nicholas Watt, The Guardian, 14 March 2011

Compass and Progress: A tale of two groupings
Luke Akehurst, LabourList, 14 March 2011

A musing about Grantham, Sheffield and the power of ideas in politics
The Dispatch Box, 14 March 2011

Post-Compass – where now for Labour’s left?
Darrell Goodliffe, LabourList, 14 March 2011

Progress: serious about winning
Hopi Sen, LabourList, 13 March 2011

Jim Murphy: avoid ‘quicksand of continual apology’ about Labour’s past
Nicholas Watt, The Guardian, 12 March 2011

The New Labour illuminati?
Hopi Sen, LabourList, 12 March 2011

The Arab spring requires a defiantly European reply
Jackie Ashley, The Guardian, 7 March 2011

Labour might propose lower threshold for 50p income tax rate, says Ed Balls
Allegra Stratton, The Guardian, 24 February 2011

Ed Balls refuses to rule out hitting 300,000 more in south with 50p tax
Joe Murphy, Evening Standard, 24 February 2011

Balls: extending the 50p rate is still an option
George Eaton, New Statesman, 24 February 2011

iEngage Attacks Muslim Liberals, Defends Islamists and Hate Preachers
Harry’s Place, 19 February 2011

Prisoner votes: The controversial ECHR
Law and order, Daily Telegraph, 11 February 2011

Votes For Prisoners: Why Is Europe Involved?
Carole Erskine, Sky News Online, 10 February 2011

Society daily 07.02.11 Are cuts destroying the big society?
Clare Horton, The Guardian, 7 February 2011

Progress opposes schmoozing the City
Robert Philpot, The Guardian, 3 February 2011

Labour starts to think
Anthony Barnett, openDemocracy, 2 February 2011

Labour leads on every issue – except the one that matters
Polly Toynbee, The Guardian, 1 February 2011

Social mobility in an age of austerity
Jeremy Miles, The Bevan Foundation, 27 January 2011

Universities admitting too many private school pupils, says Alan Milburn
Graeme Paton, Daily Telegraph, 25 January 2011

Universities must do more to end middle-class bias, says Alan Milburn
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 25 January 2011

The Big Society and the Public Service Gap
Kate Green MP, Salford Online, 25 January 2011

The Question of Big Philanthropy
Hazel Blears MP, Salford Online, 25 January 2011

Public Affairs: Soap Box
Paul Richards, PR Week, 21 January 2011

Alan Johnson resignation: Labour needs to rediscover the values and virtues of England
Jon Cruddas and Jonathan Rutherford, Daily Telegraph, 20 January 2011

Labour: We’ll try to rebuild support
Echo, 20 January 2011

Labour activists relaunch ‘Third Place First’ initiative
Chris Tarquini, Left Foot Forward, 20 Janury 2011

Labour targets Watford seat
Michael Pickard, Watford Observer, 18 January 2011

Israel friends change tack and relaunch
Martin Bright, Jewish Chronicle, 13 January 2011

Secret Lib Dem ‘Operation Detach’ is a council of despair
Tom Watson, Labour Uncut, 5 January 2011

Alternative vote: it’s not just about Nick Clegg
John Kampfner, The Guardian, 3 January 2011

Ed Miliband’s U-turn over union donors: Proposed £500 cap will only apply to individuals
Jason Groves, Daily Mail, 29 December 2010

You don’t build the future by trashing the past
Will Straw, Labour Uncut, 3 December 2010

It’s the ‘squeeze’, not the ‘middle’ that matters
New Statesman, Richard Darlington, 1 December 2010

So what exactly is ‘progressive’ in politics?
Brian Wheeler, BBC News, 25 November 2010

No briefings. No factions. No cliques.
Dan Hodges, New Statesman, 25 November 2010

Labour and Lib Dem grassroots members reach out across the divide
Patrick Wintour and Allegra Stratton, The Guardian, 16 November 2010

The shame in our adoption failures
Leader, Independent on Sunday, 31 October 2010

Philip Cowley finds the incumbency factor alive and well in 2010
Philip Cowley, Labour Uncut, 7 October 2010

Another reason Labour members might vote No
John Rentoul, The Independent, 3 October 2010

There was no ‘Lurch to the Left’
Luke Akehurst’s blog, 1 October 2010

Straw on Prison
Hopi Sen, 1 October 2010

Labour Party Conference: As with all tragedies, this has been thrilling
Tanya Gold, The Telegraph, 30 September 2010

Labour 2010: Hazel Blears calls for ‘Muslim WAGS’ to help defeat radical Islam
Yakub Qureshi, Manchester Evening News, 28 September 2010

How the race has changed the Labour leadership candidates
Laurence Durnan, TotalPolitics, 16 September 2010

Media News
DWPub JournAlert, 7 September 2010

Debate
Ephraim Hardcastle, Daily Mail, 18 August 2010

Shadow ministers urge BBC to become co-operative
New Statesman, 6 August 2010

Media brief
Torin Douglas, BBC News, 6 August 2010

Miliband wants BBC to be a co-operative
Jim Pickard, Financial Tmes, 5 August 2010

Miliband and Jowell: BBC should be a co-operative
Mark Sweney, guardian.co.uk, 5 August 2010

Miliband’s Big Society
Peter Hoskin, Spectator Coffee House blog, 5 August 2010

First black female MP joins race for Labour leadership
Gordon Beart, Irish Independent, 24 May 2010

Miliband tries to ‘move on’ from Iraq invasion row
Brian Brady and Richard Osley, Independent on Sunday, 23 May 2010

Ed Miliband wins crucial backing from Neil Kinnock in Labour leadership race
Toby Helm, The Observer, 23 May 2010

David Miliband: Labour must ‘move on’ from Iraq War
Patrick Hennessy, The Daily Telegraph, 22 May 2010

David Miliband urges Labour to move on from Iraq
BBC, 22 May 2010

Labour picks its scabs over Iraq
ITN, 22 May 2010

Iraq an issue in Labour’s leadership race?
Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Channel 4 News, 22 May 2010

Iraq War was wrong, insists Balls
Press Association, 22 May 2010

’1997 mindset’ blamed for Labour defeat
Alex Stevenson, politics.co.uk, 22 May 2010

The left’s day of introspection
Alex Stevenson, politics.co.uk, 22 May 2010

Burnham speaks of “fear and loathing” from voters
Roland Marcellin-Horne, Left Foot Forward, 22 May 2010

Ed Miliband: Forces of hell was “awful culture”
Will Straw, Left Foot Foward, 22 May 2010

David Miliband prepares online campaign for Labour leadership bid
David Singleton, PR Week, 13 May 2010

Mandelson calls for “progressive compact with business”
James Murray, BusinessGreen, 8 April 2010

Trade unions risk becoming ‘redundant’, says Mandelson
Sam Coates, The Times, 7 April 2010

Mandelson hails ‘energised’ Labour
Alex Stevenson, politics.co.uk, 7 April 2010

Mandelson says Labour can deliver green jobs
Greenwise Business, 7 April 2010

Cameron’s pleasant but Britain now needs granite, not plastic, says Mandelson
Rachel Sylvester, The Times, 3 April 2010

Internet will be giant force in election campaign, says Lord Gould
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 1 April 2010

Wrestling with the libel hydra
Margarette Driscoll, The Sunday Times, 21 March 2010

Is this Labour’s death rattle or a rare new optimism?
Michael White, The Guardian, 15 March 2010

Chris Bryant speech warns over ‘Europhobic’ stance
George Parker, Financial Times, 10 March 2010

Labour combats Lord Ashcroft millions with Obama-style funding
Allegra Stratton, The Guardian, 4 March 2010

Labour should strengthen family policy, says Caroline Flint
Allegra Stratton, The Guardian, 26 February 2010

Secularist Terry Sanderson launches bizarre attack on Scottish Secretary Jim Murphy’s faith in politics
George Pitcher, The Telegraph, 23 February 2010

Jim Murphy plays the religion card to win votes
David Maddox, The Scotsman, 23 February 2010

Labour targets ‘religious’ votes
BBC News, 23 February 2010

Labour ‘must win religious vote’ in election
Simon Johnson, The Telegraph, 23 February 2010

Let’s move on – to a new politics
Letters, The Guardian, 16 February 2010

Peter Hain lends support for ‘Robin Hood tax’ on banks
Allegra Stratton, The Guardian, 15 February 2010

Sex and summitry: the rise of the raunchy summit. ‘Seven sexiest summits’.
Anne McElvoy, London Evening Standard, 11 February 2010

David Miliband defends Labour against claims of ‘class war’ on Tories
Allegra Stratton, The Guardian, 24 January 2010

Gordon Brown urged to push through electoral reform legislation
Allegra Stratton, The Guardian, 21 January 2010

Plunging Labour now recalls it needs two wings to fly
John Harris, The Guardian, 5 January 2010

Nothern Rock could become a building society again
Alan O’Sullivan, This is Money, 15 December 2009

Whose mutualism is it anyway?
Sunder Katwala, Next Left, 15 December 2009

Brown wants to turn Britain into a giant branch of John Lewis
Mary Riddell, Daily Telegraph, 15 December 2009

Why mutualism is the way forward for public services
Tessa Jowell, The Guardian, 15 December 2009

Labour to run rule over John Lewis mutual model
Allegra Stratton, The Guardian, 14 December 2009

Dave’s talked tough, now let’s have hope

Martin Ivens, Sunday Times, 13 December 2009Allegra Stratton, The Guardian, 23 November 2009

Gordon Brown does U-turn over childcare tax break
Jonathan Oliver, Sunday Times, 15 November 2009

Andy Burnham told charities at risk in policy shift

Caroline Flint leads revolt over PM’s decision to drop childcare vouchers
Sunday Times, 15 November 2009

Why the mum’n’dad vote will decide the next election
Sunday Times, 15 November 2009

Gordon Brown ready to climb down over childcare vouchers plans
Patrick Hennessy, Daily Telegraph, 14 November 2009

Clawing back the cost of childcare could cost Brown far more than 10p
Tomos Livingstone, WalesOnline.co.uk, 14 November 2009

Keep tax relief on childcare vouchers
Jessica Asato, Comment is free, 13 November 2009

Blunkett calls for voting change
Mark Hookham, The Star, 12 November 2009

Ending childcare vouchers will stop many families from working
Angela Jameson, The Times, 12 November 2009

Brown heads off childcare rebellion
Torcuil Crichton, The Herald, 12 November 2009

How big is the nursery rebellion?
Jim Pickard, ft.com, 11 November 2009

PM warned over childcare vouchers
BBC, 11 November 2009

Gordon Brown warned: axing childcare vouchers will cost Labour seats
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 11 November 2009

Brown faces revolt over plan to axe childcare vouchers
New Statesman, 11 November 2009

Ex-ministers warning to Gordon Brown over childcare plans
Andy Bloxham, Daily Telegraph, 11 November 2009

Childcare tax breaks revolt grows
Press Association, 11 November 2009

MPs revolt over childcare vouchers
Channel 4 News, 11 November 2009

Ex-ministers warn over childcare tax changes
Paul Waugh, Evening Standard, 11 November 2009

Labour women warn Gordon Brown that axing childcare tax breaks will cost party seats
Kirsty Walker, Daily Mail, 11 November 2009

Gordon Brown under pressure to rethink plans to scrap tax breaks on childcare vouchers
Personneltoday.com, 11 November 2009

Childcare tax breaks revolt grows
Daily Mirror, 11 November 2009

PM Programme
BBC Radio 4, 54:00, 10 November 2009

Cuts to arts budgets would lower Britain’s earning power
Tony Hall, Daily Telegraph, 6 November 2009

Ben Bradshaw urges ‘luvvies’ to defend BBC from Tories
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 3 November 2009

Ben Bradshaw: the Tories wouldn’t fund the Royal Court’s Enron
Charlotte Higgins, guardian.co.uk, 3 November 2009

Liam Byrne: David Cameron should apologise for describing Britain as ‘broken’
Rosa Prince, Daily Telegraph, 20 October 2009

Labour plans new bank to fund community groups
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 20 October 2009

Denham challenged on Prevent
Martin Bright, Jewish Chronicle, 1 October 2009

Labour conference: Talking to itself
Editorial, The Guardian, 29 September 2009

Mandelson attacks ‘extreme rightwing figures’ for Gordon Brown pill ‘smears’
Nicholas Watt, Andrew Sparrow and agencies, guardian.co.uk, 28 September 2009

Why Labour must be careful
Nicholas Watt, guardian.co.uk, 28 September 2009

Showbiz for ugly people
Simon Redfern, PR Week, 28 September 2009

Labour: dead or alive?
John Harris, guardian.co.uk, 28 September 2009

No Progress for New Labour
Seumas Milne, The Guardian, 28 September 2009

Will Labour file a formal complaint about the pills question?
Benedict Brogan, Daily Telegraph, 27 September 2009

We are up for fight – Mandelson
Emma Griffiths, BBC, 27 September 2009

Analysis: Gordon Brown’s middle-class cash gamble
Patrick Hennessy, Daily Telegraph, 27 September 2009

Lord Mandelson: I would work for the Tories
Jonathan Oliver, The Sunday Times, 27 September 2009

Don’t despair – Labour can still win
Charles Clarke, guardian.co.uk, 24 September 2009

Gordon Brown: times are tough following expenses scandal but I won’t resign
Rosa Prince, The Telegraph, 24 September 2009

I am staying on, Gordon Brown insists after troubles and health rumours

Pre-conference double blow hits Brown
Michael Savage, The Independent, 23 September 2009

Gordon Brown dismisses ‘step down’ health slurs
Joe Murphy, Evening Standard, 23 September 2009

Clarke warns of poll ‘hammering’
BBC, 23 September 2009

James Purnell urges bigger role for unelected ministers
Allegra Stratton, The Guardian, 23 September 2009

Peter Mandelson calls for constraints but silent on cuts
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 15 September 2009

Tory policy is a recipe for disaster
Steve Richards, The Independent, 15 September 2009

Perhaps Labour isn’t quite dead after all
Michael White, The Guardian, 15 September 2009

The penny drops…
Jason Beattie and Bob Roberts, Daily Mirror, 15 September 2009

Tories will cut public spending, says Labour
Mark Hennessey, Irish Times, 15 September 2009

Mandelson writes sets the scene for electoral slasher flick

Mandelson joins battle over spending cuts
Jean Eaglesham, Financial Times, 14 September 2009

Clip of Mandelson speech
BBC, 14 September 2009

Labour ‘must not lose its nerve’
BBC, 14 September 2009

Mandelson advocates ‘wise spending’
Andrew Woodcock, The Independent, 14 September 2009

Flagship projects may be put on hold, Mandelson admits
Deborah Summers, The Guardian, 14 September 2009

Analysis: difficult to spot the difference
Francis Elliott, The Times, 14 September 2009

Lord Mandelson admits Labour will have to cut spending
James Kirkup, Daily Telegraph, 14 September 2009

Mandelson sets out Labour fightback plan
ePolitix, 14 September 2009

Mandelson’s public spending pledge
PA, 14 September 2009

Lord Mandelson gives us the Labour manifesto
Janet Daley, Daily Telegraph, 14 September 2009

Lord Mandelson refuses to use c-word in spending talks
Joe Murphy, Evening Standard, 14 September 2009

Mandelson: ‘We’ll be wise spenders’
Local Government Chronicle, 14 September 2009

Mandelson shifts ground on spending cuts debate
Liz Stephens and Alex Stevenson, politics.co.uk, 14 September 2009

Mandelson: We have to prioritise and economise
inthenews.co.uk, 14 September 2009

How will Lord Mandelson know if public services productivity improves?
Jamie Whyte, The Telegraph, 14 September 2009

Mandelson to set out election line on spending
Alex Smith, Labour List, 14 September 2009

The Tories’ two faces
Pat McFadden, Comment is free, 17 August 2009

Labour MP backs US-style vote to select party leaders
Michael Settle, The Herald, 12 August 2009

Jessica Asato on Five live
5 live, 13:13, 5 August 2009

Policy blueprint seen as last throw of the dice
Alex Barker and George Parker, Financial Times, 10 June 2009

They banged their desks with approval. For Gordon Brown the coup was over
Nicholas Watt, Allegra Stratton and Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 9 June 2009

Progress event 8th June: The Elephant in the Room
Alex Finnegan, yourmandate.com, 9 June 2009

PLP sketch: The coup that never was
Alex Stevenson, politics.co.uk, 9 June 2009

Johnson would deny Tories outright victory
Andrew Grice, The Independent, 9 June 2009

In the aftermath
Simon Redfern, PR Week, 9 June 2009

Labour at risk of becoming ‘obsolete’ in local government
Jon Land, 24dash.com, 8 June 2009

News from the PLP meeting and Progress fourth term event
Alex Smith, LabourList, 8 June 2009

Byers joins calls for PM to quit
BBC, 8 June 2009

Stephen Byers calls for Gordon Brown to step down
Matthew Moore, telegraph.co.uk, 8 June 2009

Byers calls for Brown to go
Allan Mackie, Scotsman, 8 June 2009

Time for a citizens’ convention
Brian Brivati, Comment is free, 30 May 2009

Time for state to fund political parties, says James Purnell
Nicholas Watt and Allegra Stratton, The Guardian, 30 May 2009

Labour’s last chance: oust Brown, then bring in PR
Polly Toynbee, Comment is free, 29 May 2009

Labour PPCs make ominous warnings on exes
Paul Waugh, Evening Standard blogs, 20 May 2009

Jessica Asato on Newsnight
Newsnight, 5.28, 20 May 2009

Julian Ware-Lane on Five Live
5 live, 12.56, 20 May 2009

Jessica Asato on Five Live
5 live Breakfast, 2.08, 19 May 2009

Cabinet rivalries led to Brown’s defeat over Gurkhas, claims Keith Vaz
Nicholas Cecil, Evening Standard, 6 May 2009

Jessica Asato on Five Live
Weekend Breakfast, BBC Radio 5 live, 8:05am, 3 May 2009

Every Labour MP is agreed – something must be done
Toby Helm, guardian.co.uk, 1 May 2009

Labour must act now to fill social policy void, says David Blunkett
Patrick Wintour and Allegra Stratton, The Guardian, 1 May 2009

Brown is losing grip on power like Major, declares Labour MP
Nicholas Cecil and Joe Murphy, Evening Standard, 30 April 2009

The £15,000 Travel Lodge MPs
Benedict Brogan, telegraph.co.uk, 28 April 2009

Peter Hain on the World at One
World at One, BBC Radio 4, 6 April 2009

Labour backbenchers press for more spending
Patrick Wintour and Andrew Sparrow, The Guardian, 6 April 2009

Margaret Hodge renews warning to counter BNP threat
Allegra Stratton, The Guardian, 30 March 2009

Blow for Gordon Brown as world leaders prepare to stall at G20 summit

MP calls for bankers to make a trust oath
Vincent Moss, Sunday Mirror, 29 March 2009

Next: Harriet Who?
William Underhill, Newsweek, 28 March 2009

A very public courtship dance
James Forsyth, spectator.co.uk, 26th March 2009

Call it 9/15 – the day the crucial divide in the post-Blair/Brown era took shape
Jonathan Freedland, The Guardian, 25 March 2009

Brown backs Europe to lead world out of economic nightmare
Andrew Grice, The Independent, 25 March 2009

Gordon Brown’s G20 doomed to fail, says Stephen Byers
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 24 March 2009

UK’s Brown confident G20 will commit to growth
Adrian Croft and Darren Ennis, Reuters, 24 March 2009

Britain cannot afford any further fiscal stimulus, King warns
Kathryn Hopkins, The Guardian, 24 March 2009

Make or break for PM
William Green, JournalLive.co.uk, 24 March 2009

Globetrotting Gordon heads off to save the world (again)
Paul Waugh, Evening Standard, 24 March 2009

Bank of England chief rules out further financial boost for UK economy
The Telegraph, 24 March 2009

Mail: ‘last throw of the dice’
Press Association, The Independent, 9 March 2009

Labour and the BNP
Dave Hill, guardian.co.uk, 6 March 2009

Change the record, Ken – and we might listen to you again
Andrew Gilligan, Evening Standard, 5 March 2009

Progress and London
Dave Hill, guardian.co.uk, 5 March 2009

The parties must end this mood of confusion and drift
Jackie Ashley, The Guardian, 2 March 2009

Labour web campaigners plot path to ‘Labour 2.0′
David Singleton, PR Week, 2 March 2009

Progress conference: Campaigning for the net generation
LabourList, 1 March 2009

Labour 2.0
Nick Anstead, nickanstead.com, 1 March 2009

Derek Draper and Labour blogging

Minister tells unions to stop boosting the BNP
Andrew Grice, The Independent, 27 February 2009

Don’t upset aspirational working class, Jowell warns Labour
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 24 February 2009

Chris Leslie on Five Live
1:40:25, Five Live, 21 February 2009

Chris Leslie on the Today programme
BBC, 21 February 2009

Call for new £20bn economy boost
BBC, 21 February 2009

£20bn bid to bounce out of downturn
The Mirror, 21 February 2009

£20bn bid to bounce out of downturn
Press Association, 21 February 2009

Morning Reports, Five Live
0:06:00, Five Live, 21 February 2009

Give Jobless Extra Pounds 10 Dole
www.istockanalyst.com, 21 February 2009

Suspend stamp duty says Gordon Brown ally
James Kirkup, The Telegraph, 20 February 2009

As British Jews come under attack, the liberal left must not remain silent
Jonathan Freedland, The Guardian, 4 February 2009

Exploit No 10, Blears tells candidates
Nicholas Cecil, Evening Standard, 3 February 2009

Campaigning is like sex, says Blears
Allegra Stratton, guardian.co.uk, 30 January 2009

Backlash over Brown’s plans for jobless grows
Nicholas Watt, Toby Helm and Alan Travis, The Guardian, 1 December 2008

Brown unity show with Blairites
Brian Wheeler, BBC News website, 1 December 2008

The end of principle
Martin Bright, New Statesman blog, 1 December 2008

Peter Mandelson facing questions about claim that UK will join euro
James Kirkup, The Telegraph, 1 December 2008

Mandelson at centre of ‘ditch the pound’ row
Joe Murphy, Evening Standard, 1 December 2008

Failing to join the euro has come at a price for UK
Nicholas Watt, guardian.co.uk, 1 December 2008

Brown: We must share the sacrifice
Vincent Moss, Sunday Mirror, 30 November 2008

Who really killed new Labour?

£20bn may not be enough to save economy, warns Darling
Jane Merrick, The Independent, 30 November 2008

Darling: ‘I haven’t done enough yet to save economy’
Toby Helm and Heather Stewart, The Observer, 30 November 2008

Mumbai attacks: Overseas terror victims could get £500,000
Mark Townsend and Caroline Davies, The Observer, 30 November 2008

MUMBAI, THE SURVIVORS SPEAK
Ramola Talwar Badam, Sunday Herald, 30 November 2008

Gordon Brown claims economic reforms are part of New Labour vision
Jonathan Wynne-Jones, The Telegraph, 29 November 2008

Mandelson says British banks overreact to crisis
Frank Prenesti, Reuters, 29 November 2008

Top earners ‘to share sacrifice’
BBC News website, 29 November 2008

‘I bring people together’
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 29 November 2008

‘Where Next for New Labour?’
Liam Byrne on the Today Programme, 29 November 2008

Think-tank targets single parents
Press Association, 29 November 2008

Ex-minister in immigration blast
BBC News website, 29 November 2008

Mandelson ‘against return to 80s’
BBC News website, 24 October 2008

Avoid old policies, warns Mandelson
Press Association, 24 October 2008

Mandy: I’m No1 Tory hate figure
George Pascoe-Watson, The Sun, 24 October 2008

Anger as banks inflict higher loan rates on small businesses
Michael Savage, The Independent, 24 October 2008

Mandelson blames banks for crisis
The Herald, 24 October 208

Lord Mandelson ‘met Russian billionaire two years earlier than he admitted’
Daily Telegraph, 24 October 2008

Response: We are not stuckists from 1997
Robert Philpot, The Guardian, 8 October 2008

He quit twice. Now Mandelson returns to offer aid in crisis
Patrick Wintour and David Gow, The Guardian, 4 October 2008

This 1997 tribute band is out of tune with our times
Polly Toynbee, The Guardian, 4 October 2008

Political briefing: Harmony amid the fraternal spite
Michael White, The Guardian, 24 September 2008

Gordon stole the show but is now upstaged by Ruth
Anne McElvoy, Evening Standard, 24 September 2008

Labour needs a wand to make Gordon Brown disappear
Alice Miles, The Times, 24 September 2008

Middle Britain ‘key’ for Labour
BBC, 24 September 2008

Back to the future call by Blairites
Keith Richmond, tribunemagazine.co.uk, 24 September 2008

Labour conference diary
Michael White, The Guardian, 23 September 2008

Global storm gives Gordon Brown shelter – for now
23 September 2008

Why Labour needs to woo Mr and Mrs Mondeo
Dan Milmo, guardian.co.uk, September 23 2008

David Miliband calls for leadership but backs down from challenging Gordon Brown

Labour conference: Gordon Brown to appeal for more time ahead of reshuffle

The Miliband paradox
John Harris, The Guardian 22 September 22 2008

A word of warning for David Miliband
Jackie Ashley, The Guardian 22 September 22 2008

Labour conference: The deadline for Gordon Brown’s last chance is slipping
Michael White, The Guardian 22 September 22 2008

Blears: This is the fight of our lives
politics.co.uk, 22 September 2008

Labour conference: Gordon Brown to appeal for more time ahead of reshuffle
Francis Elliott, Sam Coates, The Times, 22 September 2008

Contrite Brown vows ‘I want to do better’
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 22 September 2008

Miliband moves to end leader talk
BBC News, 21 September 2008

Miliband woos the left as Labour’s rebels back offGaby Hinsliff and Toby Helm, The Observer, September 21 2008

Labour loyalists back campaign for party unityguardian.co.uk, 20 September 2008

Jack Straw: At 62, I have the stamina, experience and the luck
Sam Coates, Times Online, 19 September 2008

Tax burden up 50 pc under Labour, report says
James Kirkup, Daily Telegraph, 19 September 2008

Brown should do more to devolve power, says Milburn
Andrew Sparrow, guardian.co.uk, 18 September 2008

Empowerment: The new political territory
Alan Milburn, New Statesman, 18 September 2008

Labour ‘must offer change again’
BBC News, 18 September 2008

Milburn: Brown creating uncertainty
Press Association, 18 September 2008

Cabinet fury over ‘complacency’ undermines PM
Patrick Wintour, the Guardian, 18 September 2008

Alan Milburn stirs up Labour leadership row
Philippe Naughton, The Times, 18 September 2008

Change will win back voters
Sky News, 18 September 2008

Labour duo twist the knife as Tories soar past 50% for first time since Thatcher’s heyday
James Chapman and Michael Lea, Daily Mail, 18 September 2008

Tories break 50 per cent poll barrier for first time since Thatcher
Andrew Porter, Daily Telegraph, 18 September 2008

Lib Dem MP knocks activist over a wall
Jason Beattie, The Mirror, 16 September 2008

Brown Seeks to Quell Demands for Leadership Contest (Update2)
Mark Deen, Bloomberg, 15 September 2008

MP joins calls for Labour to vastly improve
thisisderbyshire.co.uk, September 15 2008

London Labour MPs Get Stuck In
Londonist.com, 14 September 2008

Brown speech ‘will be his last as leader’

Eddie Barnes, The Scotsman, 14 September 2008

Brown sacks second Labour MP
presstv.ir, 14 September 2008

Dissidents aim to use Labour rule book to target Brown
Toby Helm, The Observer, 14 September 2008

Another damp squib, or the start of a real challenge?
Brian Brady and Jane Merrick, Independent on Sunday, 14 September 2008

Gordon Brown’s Scottish tragedy
Matthew d’Ancona, Sunday Telegraph, 14 September 2008

Watch out for the unusual suspects
Martin Ivens, Sunday Times, 14 September 2008

Ex-ministers join Gordon Brown rebellion
Jonathan Oliver, Marie Woolf, Sunday Times, 14 September 2008

Revealed: how junior whip hatched plot to depose Brown
James Cusick, Sunday Herald, 13 September 2008

Labour leadership: 60 rebels in search of a candidate
Michael White, guardian.co.uk, 13 September 2008

Labour vice-chair calls for leadership contest
guardian.co.uk, 13 September 2008

Labour Mps Pile Pressure On Pm
Sky News, 13 September 2008

Brown fires ally over contest call
Adrian Croft and Tim Castle, Reuters, 13 September 2008

Brown sacks junior whip for demanding leadership election
James Eaglesham, FT, 13 September 2008

Brown authority questioned
The Sun, 13 September 2008

Brown ‘sacks’ a second Labour figure for daring to call a leadership election
Michael Lea and Benedict Brogan, Daily Mail, 13 September 2008

Brown sacks Cyprus envoy Joan Ryan over leadership comments
The Scotsman, 13 September 2008

Brown faces leadership poll clamour
Press Association, 13 September 2008

Seven MPs in Labour contest call
BBC News, 13 September 2008

The Blairites have moved, now the left must
James Forsyth, Spectator Coffee House, 12 September 2008

Robinson’s curse
Nick Robinson, BBC News, 12 September 2008

Names will never hurt them
Robert Philpot, The Guardian, 10 September 2008

Bon appétit, comrades!
Economist, 5 September 2008

There’s more wrong with New Labour than it thinks

Anne McElvoy, Evening Standard, 3 September 2008

Claimants ‘working the system’ to get council houses, says minister
James Kirkup, Daily Telegraph, 30 August 2008

Tories have touched a nerve with public, admits minister
Nicholas Watt and Severin Carrell, The Guardian, 29 August 2008

Labour minister publicly admits David Cameron has ‘touched a nerve’ with British people
Daily Mail, 29 August, 2008

Ex-minister to Labour mutineers: read top Tory’s guide to oblivion
Allegra Stratton, the Guardian, 26 August 2008

Gordon Brown is an electoral liability, says former Cabinet minister
James Kirkup, Daily Telegraph, 25 August 2008

Labour must move on after Ken’s errors, says minister
Paul Waugh, Evening Standard, 22 August 2008

Troops must set standards
Soldier Magazine, August 2008

The factions square up

Martin Bright, New Statesman, 14 August 2008

For all the noise, there are barely any uber-Blairites left

John Harris, The Guardian, 11 August 2008

Neal Lawson v Robert Philpot
The Guardian, 8 August 2008

Franchises can speed service reform
Public Servant Magazine, 7 August 2008

Gordon Brown: 10 strategies he could use to survive
Andrew Sparrow, Guardian Politics Blog, 31 July 2008

Jessica Asato on Victoria Derbyshire show discussing radical policies
BBC Radio 5 Live, 30 July 2008

Gordon Brown is down (but not out)
Steve Richards, The Independent, 29 July 2008

Labour needs a new leader – even if that means a coup
Jackie Ashley, The Guardian, 28 July 2008

Progress deputy director on Stephen Nolan show
BBC Radio 5 Live, 27 July 2008
Steve Richards, The Independent, 26 July 2008

A change of leader won’t save Labour

Cardiac arrest in Glasgow – and still the clunking mantra
Polly Toynbee, 26 July, The Guardian

Labour fears for Glasgow East as by-election rests on knife-edge
Daily Mail, 24 July 2008

Sir Richard Dannatt, Army chief, calls for soldiers to learn nation-building
The Times, 17 July 2008

General Sir Richard Dannatt: British troops should be trained as nation-builders
Daily Telegraph, 17 July 2008

‘Stabilisation’ plan for forces
Press Association, 17 July 2008

UK army chief calls for post conflict stabilization specialists
Jerusalem Post, 17 July 2008

Army chief: ‘We have socialist ideals’
Politics.co.uk, 17 July 2008

PM lets Miliband off leash to take on Eurosceptics
The Independent, 3 July 2008

UK ‘should back EU military plans’
Press Association, 3 July 2008

David Miliband backs French plans for stronger EU defence role
Daily Telegraph, 2 July 2008

Miliband signals support for French plans
Reuters, 2 July 2008

Miliband backs strong EU military force
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 2 July 2008

For all the hyperbole, Bevan would have approved of this
Polly Toynbee, The Guardian, 1 July 2008

Don’t abandon public service reform
Robert Philpot, The Guardian, 28 June 2008

Sounds like teen spirit – Andy Burnham interview
John Harris, The Guardian, 28 June 2008

Labour slumps to lowest poll result since 1984
Andrew Porter, Daily Telegraph, 25 June 2008

The discreet rise of James Purnell
John Rentoul, Independent Open House blog, 24 June 2008

No plans for an early shuffle, says Downing St
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 24 June 2008

Who will finish off Gordon Brown? Follow the money
Rachel Sylvester, The Times, 24 June 2008

Tories will end NHS targets ‘to save 38,000 lives a year’
Andrew Grice, The Independent, 24 June 2008

Wes Streeting: Plenty to shout about
The Guardian, 24 June 2008

The undaunted freedom fighter
Jamie Doward, The Observer, 22 June 2008

In bed with the DUP? This is the really curious journey
Marina Hyde, The Guardian, 21 June 2008

This is more than a political knock-about – it’s the inexcusable smearing of an opponent
Dominic Lawson, The Independent

Harman joins Chakrabarti row
Guardian Unlimited, 20 June 2008

Chakrabarti threatens to sue over minister’s jibe
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 20 June 2008

Good Labour. Bad Labour
Denis MacShane, New Statesman, 19 June 2008

Labour will not oppose Davis
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 19 June 2008

The Tories want to deliver improved public services. But does their approach add up?
Steve Richards, The Independent, 19 June 2008

Davis ‘should fund by-election’
BBC News, 18 June 2008

Labour’s core voters are deserting them in droves since Gordon Brown took over as PM
Daily Mail, 18 June 2008

Gordon, time to learn from the master
Martin Ivens, Sunday Times, 8 June 2008

August bank holiday could be celebration of Britishness
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 3 June 2008

August bank holiday should be British national day, says minister
James Kirkup, Daily Telegraph, 3 June 2008

Former Minister Offers PM Policy Advice
Sky News, 30 May 2008

MPs’ plan to win over Middle England voters
Thisislondon.co.uk, 30 May 3008

Labour polling ‘worse than under Foot’
inthenews.co.uk, 30 May 2008

Group of Blairite MPs urge Brown to cuts taxes and be bolder
The First Post, 30 May 2008

Call for motoring tax reform
Epolitix, 30 May 2008

Cut taxes to regain middle class support, Blairites tell Brown
Colin Brown, The Independent, 30 May 2008

Labour signals retreat on road tax increase
Daily Telegraph, 28 May 2008

The country wants a leader with style and swagger
Jackie Ashley, The Guardian, 27 May 2008

Gordon Brown faces ‘quit now’ calls as Labour MPs panic
Philip Webster, The Times, 24 May 2008
BBC News website, 23 May 2008
Andrew Grice, The Independent, 22 May 2008

In quotes: By-election reaction

Now the unions turn on Brown

Labour must play fair to win back voters, says TUC chief
The Herald, 22 May 2008

Brown ‘hiding in bunker’ as poll looms
The Scotsman, 22 May 2008

Brown losing friends. Rapidly

Peter Hoskin, Spectator, 22 May 2008

Labour leadership sniping starts already as disaster looms for Brown in Crewe by-election
Mail Online, 22 May 2008

Plan to oust Brown as MPs claim he has lost support
Andrew Grice, The Independent, 19 May 2008

Mass public sector strikes threat over 2% pay policy

David Hencke, The Guardian, 22 May 2008

Divided Labour worries Hain
Politics.co.uk, 19 May 2008

Hain publishes Welsh Labour prescription
Epolitix, 19 May 2008

Peter Hain: blame will not help Labour to rebuild
Steve Bagnall, Daily Post, 19 May 2008

Labour alienating voters by offering two extremes, says ex-minister Nicholas Watt, The Guardian, 19 May 2008

The ultras and the core Peter Hain, The Guardian, 19 May 2008

Hain calls for radical change within Welsh Labour Western Mail, 19 May 2008

Regroup, frefocus, reprioritise – and that starts at the top
Martin Kettle, The Guardian, 10 May 2008

Labour is losing touch with voters, warns minister
Macer Hall, Daily Expresss, 9 May 2008

Labour slump to rock bottom in the polls – 26 per cent behind the Tories and at their lowest rating since records began in the 1930s
James Chapman, Daily Mail, 9 May 2008

Culture of denial
Martin Bright, New Statesman, 8 May 2008

New Labour is finished. The fight is over what replaces it
Seuman Milne, The Guardian, 8 May 2008

Labour looks at tax options as poll looms
George Parker and Jean Eaglesham, Financial Times, 7 May 2008

Clarke tells Brown to give up ‘dog-whistle politics’
Andrew Grice and Colin Brown, The Independent, 7 May 2008

Charles Clarke: PM could be KO’d ‘in months’
George Pascoe-Watson, The Sun, 7 May 2008

TAXED TO THE LIMIT
Macer Hall, Daily Express, 7 May 2008

Now Labour accused of attempt to ‘politicise police’ after ministers ask terror chief to make the case for 42-day detentions
Evening Standard, 7 May 2008

Gordon Brown attacked by Charles Clarke
Andrew Porter, Daily Telegraph, 7 May 2008

Half of Labour voters say Gordon Brown should step aside
Andrew Porter, Daily Telegraph, 7 May 2008

Clarke urges Brown to drop 42-day detention
Elizabeth Stewart and Andrew Sparrow, guardian.co.uk,6 May 2008

Brown gets another political soaking
Michael White, guardian.co.uk, 6 May 2008

Clarke lashes out (again)
Matthew D’Ancona, spectator.co.uk, 6 May 2008

Charles Clarke accuses Brown of ‘dog whistle politics’
The First Post, 6 May 2008

‘Mini budget is needed to sort out 10p tax’, demands Labour ‘big beast ‘ Charles Clarke
Benedict Brogan, Mail on Sunday, 4 May 2008

The day Boris became Mayor was the beginning of the end for Dave
John Rentoul, Independent on Sunday, 4 May 2008

It’s Labour stalwart versus Tory fop – dress rehearsal for the really big one
Jonathan Freedland, the Guardian, 30 April 2008

Streetfighter
Backbencher, guardian.co.uk, 16 April 2008

Lewis intervention makes life even more difficult for Brown
The First Post, 31 March 2008

Brown issues rallying call to quell unrest
George Parker, Financial Times, 31 March 2008

Minister warns Brown: ‘You’re out of touch’
James Chapman, Daily Mail, 31 March 2008

Gordon Brown out of touch, says minister
Robert Winnett, Daily Telegraph, 31 March 2008

Brown tries to steady MPs’ nerves
Nicholas Watt, The Guardian, 31 March 2008

Senior govt minister brands his own party as no-hopers
Ian Kirby, News of the World, 30 March 2008

Polls show Labour will lose votes in the South
Rosa Prince, Daily Telegraph, 25 March 2008

Brown and the conservatory-building classes
Rachel Sylvester, Daily Telegraph, 25 March 2008

Brown in danger of losing southern England
George Parker, Financial Times, 24 March 2008

Gordon Brown’s fate is to find his future tied to Ken Livingstone
Martin Ivens, Sunday Times, 23 March 2008

A shot of southern comfort can unite the warring halves of Labour’s brain

Polly Toynbee, The Guardian, 21 March 2008


Hazel Blears tells Labour: we need to win back the middle classes

Toby Helm, Daily Telegraph, 20 March 2008

Blairites tell Gordon Brown to rethink policies
Jill Sherman, The Times, 20 March 2008

Pandering to the Guardian?
Michael White, Comment is Free, 20 March 2008

Blairite Brown has put Labour in pincer trap, say leftist MPs
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 20 March 2008

Labour ‘must not pander to the Guardian’, says Blears
Andrew Sparrow, Guardian Unlimited, 19 March 2008

Cabinet thrashes out ideas for big election battles to come
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 19 March 2008

Labour future: blueprint for a fourth term
Jon Trickett and Charles Clarke, The Guardian, 18 March 2008

Being rich ‘should be celebrated’
BBC News, 12 March 2008

Hutton call to ‘celebrate’ millionaires receives an icy response from the TUC
Andrew Grice, The Independent, 12 March 2008

Darling urged to deliver on child poverty
George Parker, FT, 12 March 2008

Labour moderniser John Hutton says UK ‘needs more millionaires’
Philip Webster, The Times, 11 March 2008

The minister for fatcats is stuck in a Blairite time warp
Polly Toynbee, The Guardian, 11 March 2008

Celebrate huge salaries, minister tells Labour
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 10 March 2008

If only it realised, Labour is coming close to a revelation
John Harris, The Guardian, 6 March 2008

PM mulls general election for June 2009
Andrew Grice, The Independent, 5 March 2008

Miliband: no turning back on reform of public services
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 7 February 2008

It’s not a big idea but the old ideas that Brown needs now
Jackie Ashley, The Guardian, 4 February 2008

Can Brown turn it around? Probably not
John Rentoul, The Independent on Sunday, 3 February 2008

Petty political sniping isn’t a sign of progress
Rod Liddle, The Sunday Times, 3 February 2008

Labour needs to take a good hard look at the opposition
Martin Kettle, The Guardian, 2 February 2008

Top Blairites launch attack against ‘do-nothing’ Brown
Daily Mail, 1 February 2008

Ex-minister warns Brown must regain focus
The Scotsman, 1 February 2008

Brown’s growing list of armchair critics
Guardian Unlimited, 1 February 2008

Michael White discusses Progress
Guardian podcast, 1 February 2008

Minister tell PM: we must wake up to the Tory threat
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 1 February 2008

Clarke: Labour must focus on the future
Colin Brown, The Independent, 1 February 2008

Brown must improve to avoid ten years of Tories
James Kirkup, Daily Telegraph, 1 February 2008

Clarke: Labour needs to generate new ideas
Michael Settle, The Herald, 1 February 2008

Clarke warns on policy direction
The Financial Times, 31 January 2008

Charles Clarke interview
Channel 4 News, 31 January 2008

Anxious Charles Clarke demands Labour policy clarity
In the News, 31 January 2008

Brown warned he could lose election
Reuters, 31 January 2008

Kamikaze Conway?
Nick Robinson’s Blog, BBC News, 31 January 2008

Labour ‘must spell out policies’
BBC News, 31 January 2008

Clarke warns on Labour direction
Epolitix, 31 January 2008

Diverging views
David Walker, Society Guardian, 23 January 2008

Public sector reform is far from over, but now it’s staff and communities who must lead the way
Andy Burnham, The Guardian, 16 January 2008

More risk-taking in public sector urged by minister
Patrick Wintour and David Brindle, The Guardian, 16 January 2008

The Tories need to get real on the issue of social mobility
David Blunkett, The Guardian, 15 January 2008

When there’s no more room at the top
Peter Wilby, New Statesman, 10 January 2008

The perils of precedent
Robert Philpot, 9 January 2008

Former cabinet minister calls for social reforms

Alison Bennett, Children and Young People Now, 8 January 2008

Blunkett urges learning support
Tom Smithard, Yorkshire Post, 8 January 2008

Blunkett cash plan for pupils
Sheffield Star, 8 January 2008

Blunkett calls for extra support for UK’s poorest children
24dash.com, 8 January 2008

‘Rich can fund kids’
Daily Mirror, 8 January 2008

Listen again to David Blunkett’s report on Tuesday morning’s Today programme
BBC Radio 4, 8 January 2008

Blunkett sets out scheme to stop formation of underclass
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 7 January 2008

Blood on the dancefloor
John Harris, The Guardian, 5 January 2008

Brown must graciously accept this olive branch
Jackie Ashley, The Guardian, 31 December 2007

Whatever happened to the Blairites?
Patrick Barkham, The Guardian, 19 December 2007

Private matters
Robert Philpot, The Guardian, 28 November 2007

Brownites risk ditching public sector reform, says Blair adviser
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, Tuesday 27 November 2007

U-turn on ‘sport for all’ pledge
Jo Revill, The Observer, Sunday 25 November 2007

Be bold, Gordon: show us the red thread running through your policies
Polly Toynbee, The Guardian, Friday 9 November 2007

The politics of fear

Martin Bright, New Statesman, Thursday 8 November 2007

Minister’s fear on pace of reform
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, Tuesday 6 November 2007

(Letters in response, Wednesday 7 November)

BBC Politics Show
BBC 2, Sunday 4 November 2007

The World this Weekend
BBC Radio 4, Sunday 4 November 2007

‘Labour has made mistakes’

Sunday Mirror, Sunday 4 November 2007

We’ve made mistakes, Balls admits
Guardian breaking news, Saturday 3 November 2007

Tessa Jowell: Gangs are skilled entrepreneurs
By Brendan Carlin, Daily Telegraph, 26 September 2007

Labour ‘united despite mistakes’
BBC News Online, Saturday 3 November 2007

Who really cares about Europe?
Robert Philpot, The Guardian, 24 October 2007

Prison isn’t working
Robert Philpot, The Guardian, 3 October 2007

MPs split over election date
BBC News Online, 26 September 2007

Mandy’s flirtation with Communism

By Jessica Asato, New Statesman Online, 25 September 2007

Ministers enjoy a spot of Dave-bashing
By Ros Taylor, Guardian Unlimited, 25 September 2007

Minister mulls difficulties of linking up 43 police forces
By Alan Travis, Guardian Unlimited, 25 September 2007

Q&A: Young Labour Party Conference delegates
By Andy Jones, thelondonpaper, 24 September 2007

Mandelson ends his feud with Brown
By Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 24 September 2007

Mandelson makes peace with PM

By Ros Taylor, Guardian Unlimited, 24 September 2007

Peter Mandelson ends feud with Gordon Brown
By Toby Helm, the Telegraph, 24 September 2007

Brown to delay poll decision as he sets out stall for fourth term
By Andrew Grice, the Independent, 24 September 2007

Progress on all Compass points
By John Harris, Comment is Free, 24 September 2007

Miliband: we want ten more years in power
By Nicholas Watt, The Observer, 23 September 2007

Labour appoints election director
BBC News Online, 9 August 2007

Would-be deputies join the debate but try not to mention the B-word
By Fran Yeoman, The Times, 17 May 2007

Hain plays the unity card in deputy leader campaign
By Colin Brown, The Independent, 17 May 2007

Education and quest for unity dominate hustings
By Will Woodward, The Guardian, 17 May 2007

‘I did what I thought was right’
By Patrick Wintour and Will Woodward, The Guardian, 11 May 2007

Today, the beginning of the end
By Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 10 May 2007

Jowell calls for end to tribalism
By Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 1 May 2007

End this damaging party feud, Jowell tells Labour tribes
By Philip Webster, The Times, 1 May 2007

Blair’s bloody legacy: Iraq
By Andrew Grice, The Independent, 1 May 2007

Reid call for unity hands the crown to Brown

By Graeme Wilson, The Daily Telegraph, 30 April 2007

Blair to endorse Brown – finally
By Ned Temko, Nicholas Watt and Lorna Martin, The Observer, 30 April 2007

Senator Double Talk
Robert Philpot, The Guardian, 2 October 2006

Mandelson warns over union power
By Ollie Stone-Lee, BBC News, 25 September 2006

Fresh attempt to oust PM bound to backfire, says Mandelson
By Tania Branigan, The Guardian, 25 September 2006

Labour unveils plans for BBC-style charter for the NHS
By Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 23 September 2006

Freedom is a moral goal
By James Purnell, The Guardian, 23 September 2006

Cameron is lucky Milburn and Brown hate each other
By Matthew d’Ancona, Telegraph.co.uk, 17 September 2006

Cabinet turns on Brown in hunt for ‘alternative PM’
By Gaby Hinsliff and Ned Temko, The Observer, 10 September 2006

Blair to Brown: I won’t do what you demand
By Gaby Hinsliff and Ned Temko, The Observer, 10 September 2006

Relaxed and jovial Blair ‘on form’
By Brian Wheeler, BBC News, 10 September 2006

Blair calls for halt to sniping
BBC News, 10 September 2006

Blair seeks fresh policies to avoid ‘lame duck’ tag
By Andrew Grice, The Independent, 24 August 2006

Labour to attack Cameron over ‘Bush politics’
By Ned Temko, The Observer, 5 August 2006

Twitchy Labour MPs look to ditch Brown along with Blair
By Rachel Sylvester, Daily Telegraph, 4 July 2006

Voting Tory ‘no longer shameful’
By James Landale, BBC News 24, 3 July 2006

How Brown ‘stepped back from the precipice’
By Ned Temko, The Observer, 21 May 2006

Who can unite the north and south?
By Andrew Grice, The Independent, 20 May 2006

Labour left flexes muscles in merger
By Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 19 May 2006

Anger as Harman suggests electoral role for ID database
By Ros Taylor, Guardian Unlimited, 11 May 2006

Bad for Blair may not be good for Brown
By Michael White, The Guardian, 28 April 2006

Back school reforms, Kelly urges

BBC News, 13 March 2006

Labour heavyweights video support for schools bill
By Alexandra Smith, The Guardian, 13 March 2006

My week: Oona King
By Oona King, The Observer, 5 March 2006

No answer yet to the Cameron Question

The Guardian, 9 February 2006

Blair and Brown discuss transfer of power ‘but no date set’
By Julian Glover, The Guardian, 6 February 2006

The NHS needs localisation, not regulated privatisation
By Simon Jenkins, The Guardian, 14 December 2005

Party believes softly, softly approach is best strategy
By Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 7 December 2005

Minister calls for new type of worker
Community Care, 20 October 2005

Tony’s die-hards join the rebels
Evening Standard, 19 October 2005

May the best men win
The Guardian, 17 October 2005

Blair: Tories are copying Labour
By Ned Temko, The Observer, 16 October 2005

Blair attacks Labour’s ‘old left’
BBC News, 15 October 2005

Faith schools warned: open gates to all or be shut down
By Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 15 October 2005

Leadership team prepares for battle with unions
By Michael White and Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 26 September 2005

Labour ‘must stay in centre’
BBC News, 25 September 2005

Labour has learnt nothing from the shock of last May
By Rachel Sylvester, Telegraph.co.uk, 27 June 2005

Labour MPs call for swing back to left
By Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 26 May 2005

Festering Blair-Brown split
By Tom Baldwin, The Times, 26 May 2005

Third-term tension reopens
By Tom Baldwin, The Times, 26 May 2005

Blair does mind the wealth gap
By Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 24 March 2005

Parents wooed by jittery Blair

By Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 21 March 2005

Choice has become a four letter word
By David Walker, The Guardian, 16 February 2005

No 10 plans closure of failing schools to boost most popular
By Andrew Grice, The Independent, 8 February 2005

Bad schools face closure in plan for more choice
By Phillip Webster, The Times, 8 February 2005

Popular schools must be allowed to expand
The Independent, 8 February 2005

Left speechless at the events
By Lisa Harker, Third Sector, 27 October 2004

Traditional Labour racist, says Hodge

By Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 27 September 2004

Blair waits on the fence for US election result
By Andrew Grice, The Independent, 4 September 2004

We’ll be in power for decades
By George Pascoe Watson, The Sun, 29 July 2004

Labour could be in power for decades
By George Jones, The Telegraph, 29 July 2004

We could stay in power for decades, says loyalist
By Jane Merrick, The Daily Mirror, 29 July 2004

Browned Off
The Daily Mirror, 29 July 2004

We can drive a stake through Thatcherism
By Bob Roberts, The Daily Mirror, 29 July 2004

Fatal Boasts
The Sun, 29 July 2004

Blair claims Labour is more united than ever

By Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 22 July 2004

Mandelson expected to be named as EU commissioner
By Andrew Grice, The Independent, 22 July 2004

Mandelson set for Brussels as Blair finalises reshuffle plans
By Michael White and Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 22 July 2004

Confident Prime Minister reveals plans for third term
By Helen Rumbelow, The Times, 22 July 2004

Ten years on, his party is sullen, the voters feel betrayed – and Blair is rejuvenated
By Andrew Grice, The Independent, 21 July 2004

PM wants third term – Milburn
The Journal, 15 July 2004

Decision time at the ballot box
By Robert Philpot, Guardian Letters, 10 June 2004

Voters turn against choice in public services

By Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 21 March 2004

Picky punters
By David Walker, The Guardian, 17 March 2004

Coping with co-payments

The Guardian, 16 March 2004

Hoon denies saying Bush must go
By Tom Baldwin, The Times, 14 March 2004

Warning to Labour: don’t take a third general election victory for granted
By Donald Macintyre, The Independent, 12 February 2004

Blair focuses on domestic agenda

BBC News, 12 February 2004

Former MPs accused of undermining public trust
By Andrew Grice, The Independent, 12 February 2004

Dean’s bid for White House alarms Blair allies
By Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 13 January 2004

Drive by Milburn to ensure Blairism outlives Blair
By Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 16 December 2003

On the bias
By Ros Taylor, Guardian Unlimited, 21 October 2003

Politics
By John Kampfner, New Statesman, 6 October 2003

Top thinktanks warn Labour
By Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 15 September 2003

Hain urges new vision to prevent Tory revival
By Michael White, The Guardian, 6 September 2003

Brown and Blair at war over euro
By Anne Perkins, The Guardian, 27 July 2001

Don’t rule out a euro vote this term, says Labour’s chairman
By Andrew Grice, The Independent, 26 July 2001

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