The Green party’s leader, Natalie Bennett, and Ukip’s only MP, Douglas Carswell, have called for their parties to be given more peers in the House of Lords in the dissolution honours list, in recognition of the share of the vote they achieved at the general election.
The YouGov/Sunday Times poll indicates that a majority of people are in favour of new anti-terror measures, including raising the 14 day period to 18 days.
The SNP have had electoral success by bribing the middle class, not helping the poor, and they will happily push more into poverty if it advances Scottish independence.
Theresa May has been forced into a U-turn on key counter-extremism proposals designed to ban “hate preachers” from university campuses, the Observer understands.
George Osborne’s pledge to build a “northern powerhouse” has been condemned as “cynical pre-election spin” as it emerged that the £13bn committed to build it includes routine spending on potholes and maintenance for the A1, which comes out of London.
Twitter followers are no indicator of who will win the leadership race, but they do show how many people are interested in each candidate.
As the threat to British national security from Isil increases, Cameron makes his clearest indication yet that air strikes against Syria may be the answer.
The UK is lopsided - politically speaking. An English parliament could go some way to correct this imbalance.
The Liberal Democrat leadership candidate Tim Farron has said his religious beliefs would not get the same level of scrutiny if he was Jewish or Muslim.
The Green party has announced its list of candidates to succeed Natalie Bennett as leader, with the joint ticket of Caroline Lucas, the party’s only MP, and Jonathan Bartley, its work and pensions spokesman, the clear favourite against four other candidates.
Andrea Leadsom’s campaign team has denied she intentionally retweeted somebody saying the UK was “overrun with foreigners”, though websites that track posts deleted by MPs show that the retweet did appear on her account a fortnight ago.
Boris Johnson has intensified the battle over who will become the next Conservative prime minister by throwing his weight behind Andrea Leadsom, who he said offered “the zap, the drive, and the determination” that is needed to lead the country.