Gordon Brown has claimed the Tories’ plan to devolve all income tax powers to the Scottish parliament amounts to a “lethal cocktail” that could lead to the break-up of the United Kingdom.
A poll conducted by Populus puts Labour on 36% and the Tories on 35% - a result well within the margin of error
Ukip support has surged after its strong showing in two byelections last week, causing particular problems for the Conservatives’ ratings, according to a Guardian/ICM poll.
The major TV broadcasters faced a deluge of criticism and threats of legal action on Monday when they proposed to include Ukip, but not the Green party, in the planned TV leader debates in the general election next year.
Godfrey Bloom, the colourful former Ukip MEP, has resigned from the party with a warning to its newest recruit, Douglas Carswell, to beware backstabbers among his colleagues.
The Scottish Greens' conference took place this weekend, with the major story that John Finnie, former SNP MSP, has joined the party
The announcement of new legislation criminalising revenge porn shows MPs are finally taking internet crimes seriously
David Cameron’s travails over his response to Ukip’s surge has worsened after mayor of London, Boris Johnson, described the Tory manifesto pledge to cut net immigration numbers to below 100,000 as a “great deception”.
Ed Miliband will tell a meeting of Labour MPs on Monday night that he has a strategy to win the next election after his deputy, Harriet Harman, insisted: “We are not going to have a wobble or a leadership change”.
Nicola Sturgeon has dampened her supporters’ hopes of a quick second vote on Scottish independence as she admitted that future tax rises could be needed to fund the country’s stretched public services.
David Cameron was met with cries of “racist” in the House of Commons as he joined attacks on Labour’s London mayoral candidate after he claimed that Sadiq Khan had links to a supporter of Islamic State.
Conservative election strategists appear increasingly sure that attempting to link Sadiq Khan to radical Muslims will win Zac Goldsmith votes in the London mayoral election on 5 May.