New financial and civil penalties for bankers and accountants who aid and abet tax evasion and aggressive tax avoidance are expected to be included in the budget next month in the wake of the HSBC tax avoidance scandal.
The Conservative leadership has suspended the party whip from Sir Malcolm Rifkind, the former foreign secretary, in the wake of the cash-for-access allegations involving a fictitious Chinese company.
Ukip’s plans to make immigrants have health insurance for their first five years in Britain would not lead to ill people being denied treatment, Nigel Farage has said.
Proposals by the Labour leader, Ed Miliband, to curb the outside earnings of MPs to around £10,000 a year could affect up to 90 parliamentarians, a Guardian analysis suggests.
Lord Ashcroft’s latest poll puts the party on just 11% - the lowest seen for some time.
A row between broadcasters and the main parties means TV debates are unlikely to go ahead. This is a good thing for the standard of political debate and for British democracy - the proposals were unworkable.
New research has found that half of UKIP voters admit to being prejudiced against other races, and over a quarter say they are racist.
Sir Malcolm Rifkind has occupied the upper echelons of Westminster for decades and is currently chairman of the influential parliamentary intelligence select committee.
The energy watchdog, Ofgem, has come under fire from MPs for exposing consumers to higher bills by failing to crack down on industry costs.
Opinium’s latest poll, which gives the Tories a two point lead, is reportedly their first lead since 2012.
“We have aspirations to get Labour elected all over,” Jeremy Corbyn declared as he launched the party’s election campaign in Harlow, Essex, last month.
David Cameron has no intention of withdrawing his claim that Donald Trump was “divisive, stupid and wrong” to call for a ban on Muslims entering the US, Downing Street has said.
Willie Rennie is on home turf, putting his fate as Scottish Liberal Democrat leader in the hands of people with whom he grew up and went to school.