The rise of the smaller parties in the UK will give a second chance to electoral reform.
Recent polling suggests that Labour are continuing to fall behind Nicola Sturgeon’s party, with less than four months to go until the general election.
A quarter of Scotland’s 16- and 17-year-olds have joined a political party since the independence referendum, while two-thirds have been inspired by the campaign to find out more about politics, according to a poll.
Ed Miliband has been urged by one of the left’s leading thinktanks to counter corporate hostility to Labour by softening his anti-business rhetoric and stressing the pro-enterprise parts of its economic programme.
British businesses should increase the wages of their staff and pay the living wage for lower paid workers as they enjoy record profits in the wake of the fall in oil prices, David Cameron has said.
The Green party now has more members than Ukip and the Liberal Democrats after gaining more than 2,000 supporters in the last day alone.
YouGov’s latest poll, for the Sun, just sixteen weeks to the day away from the general election, suggests that Labour have a slight edge.
Downing Street aides were ecstatic about the prospect of priceless pre-election pictures winging their way across the Atlantic when the message came through from Washington that Barack Obama would receive David Cameron over two days at the White House this week.
Nigel Farage has hit out at sharia courts, female genital mutilation and sexual grooming gangs following the Paris terror attacks, suggesting they are further evidence that some Muslims are failing to fit in with the UK’s “Judeo-Christian culture”.
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.
Barack Obama is due to arrive in London on Thursday to enter the debate about Britain’s future in Europe, amid fresh warnings that leaving the European Union would jeopardise the special relationship with the United States.