A new YouGov poll indicates that the public think the proposed TV debates should go ahead with or without the UK Prime Minister.
The Treasury is not doing enough to prepare for the possibility of another financial crash, a cross-party committee of MPs said on Monday.
Labour’s shadow business secretary, Chuka Umunna, has claimed the UK should not lecture China on democracy given Britain’s colonial past. He is wrong, Britain has every right to lecture China.
A future Labour government would take legal steps to ensure that live television debates become permanent features of general election campaigns, in a move to prevent politicians blocking them for their own self-interest.
Labour and the Conservatives are neck and neck in the latest Opinium/Observer poll, with less than two months to go until the 7 May general election.
Ed Miliband is to issue a stark warning that the Conservatives could “wreak havoc” in Scotland if a Scottish National party landslide allows David Cameron to regain power after the general election.
Broadcasters have stated that the three planned TV debates will go ahead, meaning that the Prime Minister could be 'empty-chaired'.
Broadcasters are expected to press ahead with the TV election debates and believe they have legal grounds to “empty-chair” the Tories on the basis that they turned down a reasonable invitation to attend.
The Liberal Democrats are discussing the extent to which the budget on 18 March can be regarded as a coalition effort at a time when they are odds with the Tories over deficit reduction, capital investment and tax rises.
The prospect of any repeat of the 2010 election TV debates appeared to be drawing to a close on Thursday night as exasperated broadcasters desperately suggested they might screen the events by replacing an absent David Cameron with an empty chair.
Jeremy Corbyn has asked Lord Kerslake, the former head of the civil service, to carry out a review of Labour’s internal structures as part of a package of measures aimed at putting the party on a war footing in case of an early general election.
Police are looking into a number of incidents at a boisterous rally addressed by Boris Johnson where a teenager in a gorilla suit was alleged to have been elbowed in the ribs and punched in the face.
Boris Johnson has urged the president of the European commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, to visit Britain and see the impact of Brussels on families and businesses, as he brushed off a series of increasingly pointed personal attacks.