George Osborne has said that he will introduce further tax cuts for the oil and gas industry in the upcoming budget, to help offset the fall in global oil prices.
The Greens have unveiled a new poster, saying: 'What are you afraid of, boys?', suggesting that the other leaders are scared of debating the Greens.
YouGov’s latest survey, for the Sunday Times, suggests that Labour could get 32% of the vote, which could give the party a majority.
Peter Mandelson has denounced the mansion tax, which will form a key part of Labour’s general election manifesto, as a “crude short term” measure that will clobber homeowners.
Britain may pay a “potentially high price” if it does not do more to minimise the controversy, indecisiveness and uncertainty that a hung parliament after the next election is likely to create, according to academic research examining the rules contained in the government manual advising civil servants on how a caretaker government operates.
It’s good theatre, but what’s the point? On Sunday, the deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg, told BBC Radio 5 Live that he thought prime minister’s questions had reached their sell-by date. “The whole thing is ridiculous,” he said, “the whole thing should be scrapped. It’s an absolute farce.”
Britain’s political leaders will “have to return” to a debate about funding the NHS through an insurance-based system run by companies from the private sector, Ukip leader Nigel Farage has said.
A new poll by Survation suggests that Scots’ preferred government post-May 2015 is a Labour-SNP coalition. Such a deal is unlikely.
Mail on Sunday executives are standing behind the newspaper’s extensive serialisation of the memoirs of an ex-mayor of Doncaster, which claimed to give “a worrying glimpse of the real Ed [Miliband]”.
Conservative ministers have been accused by Labour of trying to push through billions of pounds in controversial pet projects before May’s general election, including the construction of a youth super-prison and further privatisation deals.
Kezia Dugdale has challenged the Scottish National party to make the positive case for Europe as she formally launched the Labour In for Scotland campaign with its UK chair, Alan Johnson.
It has been claimed that the Conservatives have misallocated spending during their 2015 general election campaign.
Sadiq Khan called on Labour to unite and get into “the habit of winning elections” as the newly elected London mayor urged the party to go back to the strategy followed by previous leaders John Smith and Tony Blair.