Labour leadership

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More Mili-woe

12 January 2012 13:19

It gets worse for Ed Miliband in the polls today. After revealing last week that just 20 per cent of…

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Miliband’s speech fails to excite

10 January 2012 13:20

Was Ed’s Big Speech worth the extended wait? Not really. It wasn’t a stone-cold terrible speech, but neither was it…

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Enter, David Miliband?

9 January 2012 13:56

‘Every day, in every way, it’s getting worse for Ed Miliband.’ That’s what I said last Thursday, and it has…

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The Miliband puzzle

7 January 2012 14:34

So why did Ed Miliband stop his brother being leader of the Labour Party? As each month of his uninspiring…

Miliband is trapped in his own foggy argument

16 December 2011 13:50

With one well-timed jab in PMQs, David Cameron turned much of this week’s political debate – in domestic terms, at…

Ed Miliband, closet Glee fan?

30 September 2011 12:55

  What to make of Ed Miliband’s disclosure yesterday that Journey’s Don’t Stop Believin’ is his favourite song? Ben Brogan…

For one night only, David Miliband returns

25 September 2011 21:45

David Miliband was studiously loyal to his brother in his one speaking appearance at Labour conference. He told Movement for…

Can Labour make the right kind of news this week?

25 September 2011 15:23

The great Labour worry about this week is that they’ll be relegated to the ‘in other news’ section of the…

Miliband versus the Brothers

13 September 2011 9:26

Ed Miliband is the Brothers’ man, or so the popular myth relates. Miliband has been trying to shake that perception ever…

Miliband: We can’t go on like this

25 June 2011 10:56

It’s odd how political leaders often address their parties in the clichéd terms of soap operas’ most tortured romances. Ed…

Miliband tries to strengthen his hand

23 June 2011 22:05

Ed Miliband is to abolish shadow cabinet elections. Tony Blair, fearful of the reaction of the Parliamentary Labour Party (PLP),…

More than a soap opera

14 June 2011 16:41

David Miliband is considering a return to frontline British politics. At least that is what Andrew Grice has heard. He…

David Miliband should join the shadow Cabinet or quit British politics

12 June 2011 18:39

David Miliband’s statement today declares that he ‘wants no part’ of the ‘soap opera’ of leadership drama. But as long…

The Milidrama

11 June 2011 13:23

No paper has been more critical of Ed Miliband than The Times. So it is in some ways not a…

What David Miliband would have said if he had become Labour leader

10 June 2011 22:14

Tonight’s Guardian scoop revealing that the speech that David Miliband would have given if he had been elected leader makes…

Cameron’s easy ride

8 June 2011 13:15

Having u-turned on two more policies in the last two days, one would have expected David Cameron to have a…

Labour’s malfunctioning front bench

2 June 2011 15:09

The old adage that it’s hard to make an impact in Opposition is ringing true. Dan Hodges has denigrated Labour’s…

Why Miliband needs to be more specific — and quick

23 May 2011 13:07

Ed Miliband owes Coffee House contributor Ed Howker a drink. In his speech today, the Labour leader borrows the central…

From the archives – Labour’s road to recovery

13 May 2011 18:15

The coalition is just a year old and Coffee House compiled an exhaustiveCoalition A to Z to mark the occasion.…

Another disappointment for Ed Miliband

6 May 2011 14:01

The final tally from Wales is just in — and it’s a minor disappointment, on a day of many disappointments,…

Charting Labour’s future

15 April 2011 11:16

The Labour Party is still ambling in the wilderness – sure of its destination, but uncertain of the route. Its…

David Miliband’s never-to-be-made best man speech

30 March 2011 17:41

Good afternoon. I’d like to thank you all for coming to this godforsaken hell hole – sorry, I mean, Ed’s…

Labour divided on electoral reform

16 March 2011 9:14

John Healey has become the most senior shadow cabinet minister to declare that he will be voting no to AV.…

Miliband: I won’t share a stage with Clegg

14 March 2011 16:12

Ed Miliband has been on Sky, talking about the alternative vote and Nick Clegg. The normally consensual Miliband was in…

David Miliband hurtles back into orbit

8 March 2011 15:21

Ah, there it is, in the final sentence of the fourth paragraph: a flattering reference to Ed Miliband. Phew. Good…