Labour figures have disowned their party’s key policies with almost indecent haste since their general election drubbing. Here are the key manifesto pledges that have been dropped or finessed since 7 May:
Children from white working class backgrounds in particular need to be taught more about aspiration and the chance to improve their lives, Liz Kendall, one of the Labour leadership candidates, has said.
Tens of thousands of children face being plunged into poverty by government plans to lower the household benefit cap, leaked advice to ministers shows.
Labour leadership favourite Andy Burnham has indicated he would support further welfare cuts, including government plans for a £23,000 cap on benefits if it has adequate safeguards.
Tim Farron has launched a manifesto for his Liberal Democrat leadership campaign, promising to make sure the party “survives and then thrives”.
Britain will vote to leave the EU unless European leaders agree to a “substantial package of reform” demanded by David Cameron, the foreign secretary has warned.
David Cameron has strengthened the ability of the Scottish government to block Tory plans to repeal the Human Rights Act, in a move that has caused alarm in some parts of Whitehall.
Andy Burnham, the frontrunner to be the next Labour leader, is to argue that his party should value entrepreneurial businessmen and women as much as nurses and teachers.
The Respect party leader, George Galloway, has announced his intention to run for mayor of London in 2016.
Labour is considering backing the idea of a universal basic income – a radical transformation of the welfare state that would ditch means-tested benefits in favour a flat-rate payment.
Sadiq Khan could go head to head with his predecessor as London mayor, Boris Johnson, at the biggest EU referendum debate, just 48 hours before polling day.
Boris Johnson and Michael Gove have made an audacious land grab for David Cameron’s “one nation” mantle, arguing that only Brexit can deliver meaningful social justice for the people of Britain.