Ed Miliband's big idea at last year's Labour conference was One Nation Britain. This is a nice as an aspiration but bears no relation to the country we actually inhabit.
Enforcing the minimum wage, scrapping the bedroom tax and sacking Atos won't change that.
I'm waiting to hear the ideas that will this week. The ideas that say our official opposition believes that they could make a real difference f entrusted with power.
I want to know they believe in the power of the state to make a difference. But I'm not getting that as yet.