Ed Miliband will set up a national Living Standards Index monitored by independent officials if he becomes prime minister. It will aim to gauge whether future governments are helping working people improve their lives.
A furious political row is set to erupt this week over a key part of David Cameron’s health service strategy.
David Cameron has been offered the chance to take part in a live digital pre-election debate with the leaders of all the UK’s five main political parties – thereby meeting his demand for the Green party to be included.
Vince Cable, the business secretary, has been forced to apologise for failing to declare a donation-in-kind of private polling worth £6,000 commissioned by former Liberal Democrat peer Lord Oakeshott into Cable’s popularity in his constituency of Twickenham.
In an interview with the Press and Journal, Salmond has said that if Alistair Darling had remained in charge of the 'No' campaign, 'Yes' would have won.
On Friday, Caroline Lucas' bill on renationalising rail will get its second reading in parliament. There is demand for renationalisation.
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The prospect of TV election debates between the party leaders has suffered a huge blow after David Cameron said he will not participate in them if the Green party is excluded.
Ed Miliband has described as “objectionable and totally wrong” a Nottingham Labour councillor sharing an image of the Conservative party’s latest election poster doctored to feature a Nazi concentration camp.
Ofcom, the broadcast regulator, has declared that the Green party does not have sufficient support to qualify for “major party status” in the general election, but Ukip may have.
When Nicola Sturgeon strode across the gravel of Ferguson shipyard on the Clyde, one campaign ritual which has come to symbolise her popularity and dominance of Scottish politics quickly took centre stage: the selfie.
Online harassment and abuse is “stifling debate and ruining lives”, according to Yvette Cooper, who is calling on police and prosecutors to follow the Guardian’s lead in unmasking the true extent of the problem.
Chris Grayling has become the first Conservative cabinet minister to share a platform with Nigel Farage at an anti-EU rally, where he backed the Ukip leader’s chant of “we want our country back”.