Gordon Brown will go on the offensive today as he attempts to regain his authority after the mishandling of the election campaign that never was.
Ann Widdecombe has said she will stand down as an MP at the next election.
The government wants to review the system for abolishing grammar schools to make it easier for parents to get rid of selection locally.
Gordon Brown today insisted he did not "bottle" out of calling an autumn general election after being confronted with Labour's declining lead in the polls.
Changes to the junior doctor application programme were poorly implemented and officials ignored warnings in the rush to implement reform, a report has concluded today.