The Liberal Democrat leader, Nick Clegg, has refused to rule out lowering the threshold for the 40p tax rate, the day after the shadow chancellor, Ed Balls, came under pressure to do the same.
“We are the party of kitchen ownership!” declared Boris Johnson. “They are the party of kitchen concealment!”
If the Deputy Prime Minister resigns his post as leader of the Liberal Democrats after the election then who will lead the party?
The Scottish Greens have unveiled their manifesto for the upcoming general election. Here are the highlights.
Labour is facing a desperate battle to stop a Scottish National party landslide after a poll showed the SNP had a clear but weaker lead across Labour constituencies in Scotland.
Ed Miliband is to propose that workers on zero-hours contracts should be entitled to convert their contracts into a regular job after only three months instead of a year, the previous timeframe set out by Labour.
Labour have been targeted in a letter signed by more than 100 business leaders backing the Tories and warning that any “change in course” after the general election would threaten jobs and put the UK’s economic recovery at risk.
Boris Johnson has accused Labour of wanting to take Britain back to the “nasty, grim, petty” 1970s – the era of “foul racism and union-dominated” politics.
Extraordinary, is it not? The political, financial and media worlds are obsessed by a referendum we could do without, called to sort out problems of Conservative party management that will almost certainly not be resolved, and masterminded by a prime minister who is desperately dependent on the support of the Labour party to avoid humiliation.
The government is considering introducing legislation to close a loophole allowing parents in England to take their children on holidays during term-time, after a ruling by the high court left its school attendance policy in tatters.