Ed Miliband won the first round of his battle to modernise Labour's traditional practices last night when the party's MPs voted overwhelmingly to allow him to choose his own Shadow Cabinet.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg hit out today at "distractions and falsehoods" being used by campaigners against a change in the electoral system.
Ed Miliband today urged people not to make the forthcoming referendum on voting reform for Westminster elections a referendum on Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.
Ed Miliband has been hit by a growing Labour revolt against his support for a change in the voting system as more than 200 Labour MPs and peers back the existing first-past-the-post process.
Alan Johnson was appointed to the key role of shadow chancellor in Ed Miliband's first shadow cabinet today.
Yvette Cooper topped the poll last night as Labour MPs elected the "new generation" of senior frontbenchers who will serve under the party's new leader, Ed Miliband.
Women are set to make up almost half of Ed Miliband's top team after he privately urged MPs to elect large numbers of female candidates to his Shadow Cabinet.
The scramble for a place in Ed Miliband's shadow Cabinet officially began yesterday, bringing with it the prospect of another tense family contest at the top of the Labour Party.
Baroness accused of failing to make an impact during four-month tenure
The spat between the Prime Minister's two most senior lieutenants has real substance, reports Jonathan Brown
Pressure piled on Gordon Brown as allies and former colleagues speak out
Labour's rebels called it the dartboard strategy – a small circle of insurgents would target Gordon Brown in the hope that another 120 would join the game
Emily Dugan talks to photographer Steve Back, who foresaw a Bob Quick-style scandal
Labour officials fear rise of far-right in North-west, Yorkshire and Humber regions
PM expected to admit today that he should have been tougher with 'freewheeling bankers'
Peter Mandelson's shock return to the Cabinet was officially confirmed by Downing Street today, shortly after he described his latest comeback as "third time lucky".