politics.co.uk talks to the man dominating Labour's 2008 conference.
Labour supporters outside the G-Mex conference centre in Manchester are uniting behind Gordon Brown - but are prepared to admit their leader faces problems.
What's the worst thing you can do when interviewing the leader of Britain's union movement? Admit you're not a union member, of course.
It's a long way from the chamber to Stephen Williams' office on the parliamentary estate. Almost as far as the Liberal Democrat frontbenchers are from real power.