From today's meetings it was clear that a fresh positive business friendly approach is needed, with a powerful leader to drive the party forward. Who should that be?
1 Andy Burnham. Trade Union man, 45, former shadow health secretary.
2 Chuka Ammuna. 36, Former shadow business secretary, Lawyer.
3 Liz Kendall, 43 shadow health minister in last government, known as a more right-wing Blairite.
4 Yvette Cooper, 46, shadow home secretary, wife of disgraced Ed Balls.
5 Alan Johnson. Popular and experienced but it seems he is unwilling to take the job on.
6 Dan Jarvis, former army officer, former shadow justice minister.