Labour Conference 2012

After two years with Ed as leader, only the most fanatical Blairites could now claim that Labour chose the 'wrong' Miliband. But although genuine progressives should be pleased that the 'David Miliband for Leader' band-wagon was derailed, Ed still isn't there yet.
On Monday almost a million workers received a pay rise, sort of. These workers, most of whom are women, are those who occupy the many jobs up and down the country that pay the National Minimum Wage (NMW). For anyone scanning the job centre website you'll see plenty of these jobs.
Ed Miliband's barnstorming conference speech has left many people wondering what "One Nation" is. But former Labour deputy
"Our Ed" was the phrase heard across lips last night. But it wasn't just EdM 2010 supporters -rather it was Balls, Burnham and, yes even Mili-D backers too. And that's a remarkable change two years on from a nail bitingly close leadership election because now Ed has given a performance that has won all the Party to his banner.
Is Blair ready to 'do a Clinton' and make an 'elder statesman' return to domestic politics? Of course, Clinton didn't fight a hugely unpopular war which, rightly or wrongly, has affected Blair's reputation. Equally, two of Clinton's biggest successes could be regarded as two of Blair's biggest failures. Clinton balanced the budget, whereas New Labour eventually lost their fiscal prudence.
Vince Cable is tainted by his failure to temper Tory NHS reforms and the rise in student fees, a senior shadow cabinet member
Ed Miliband faces a major attack on his leadership as trade unions call on Labour's grassroots to reject public sector pay
The leader of Britain's biggest trade union is to attack the Government's plans for a business bank as "disappointingly" modest