In what promises to be a knife-edge election, the Tories could emerge well ahead of Labour in the national share of the vote, but still have insufficient MPs in the Commons to rule as a majority.
As the election nears, and with the Tories creeping up in the polls, there is a growing view at Westminster that Labour could emerge on 8 May with more seats than the Tories despite having secured a slightly lower share of the national vote.
Her verdict on HMRC’s efforts to prosecute tax evaders: pathetic. The gagging of civil service whistleblowers: outrageous. And as for tax-avoiding Google, her memorable conclusion: “You do evil.”
London’s deputy mayor Lady Victoria Borwick has been selected as the Conservative candidate for the safe Kensington seat due to be vacated by Sir Malcolm Rifkind.
Nigel Farage has claimed that the “incompetence and negligence of the NHS” almost killed him in his 20s after a tumour caused his left testicle to swell to the size of a lemon.
With less than two months to go until the election, Murphy’s large fall in support hits Labour’s prospects hard.
A new poll by YouGov indicates that the public is in favour of publicly run railways, as opposed to privately operated one.
A former Liberal Democrat chief fundraiser has stood down as a parliamentary candidate for the party after he was caught on tape allegedly advising a fake donor on how to circumvent funding laws.
A Green candidate has announced that his party has no plans to make further defence spending cuts – apparently contradicting statements on its own website.