George Osborne today told the cabinet there will be even deeper cuts if the Tories win the 2015 general election.
A majority of voters want an early election and don’t blame Labour for the UK financial crisis – blaming the banking sector more, a new poll today reveals.
Watch all your Westminster favourites in action in Nicked: Nick Clegg the musical, featuring Sam Hodges as David Cameron. Watch the video here!
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Matt Gwilliam looks at the extraordinary results from the Canadian general election that could change the political landscape for good.
Labour is well ahead in the opinion polls but the spade work has to be done now so the party is well-positioned for the possibility that the next election will result in another hung parliament.
Gerry Adams has triggered another by-election by resigning his Westminster seat, reports Left Foot Forward’s Devolution Correspondent Ed Jacobs.
The Oldham East & Saddleworth by-election seems to have created many questions; to help answer them we present the Liberal Democrats General Election Predictor.
Sixty eight per cent of those who voted Liberal Democrat in May say it is wrong for the party to break its election pledge to “vote against any increase in fees in the next parliament and to pressure the government to introduce a fairer alternative” – with just 21 per cent thinking the party is right to abandon its promise, a YouGov poll undertaken last week (2nd-3rd December) has reveled.
Labour’s election defeat was severe. But incumbency, the length of the campaign, and a handful of paid organisers made the difference between a Tory majority and a hung parliament.