It's Democracy Day, and time for our political parties to recapture their democratic potential.
Ollie Middleton, a 19-year-old student, is the Labour candidate for Bath fighting to become parliament’s youngest ever member.
Full employment must go hand-in-hand with better pay and government support for low-paid workers as a new report highlights the gulf in living standards for many families.
Most Conservative supporters want more immigration, not less, according to the centre-right think tank, Bright Blue.
Mostly because they don't know much about them.
A rich man's world.
For the first time since the referendum, the polls show a swing against the SNP.
By one measure, nearly 60 per cent of Britons are religious. By another, fewer than 15 per cent are. 5 per cent of us identify as Muslim.
Those who believe a "chicken" Prime Minister won’t go in for the televised leaders' debates are living in cloud cuckoo land.
Countering the "cost-of-living crisis".
By trying to disguise its failures, Clegg's party is yet again treating young voters contempt.
Ed Miliband has hinted at a big announcement on higher education, an area where the party seems confused at best.
New rules mean working couples can share up to 50 weeks of leave and up to 37 weeks of pay.
Backbenchers who were in despair last autumn are confident that their party has had the best start to the year.
A new partnership.
If it wins the election, how will Labour rule with such weak underlying assumptions about our society and economy?
Pro-Europeans should speak up.
Having driven trains along the routes between Sheffield, London and Nottingham for 25 years, Andy Botham believes he is now on track to unseating Patrick McLoughlin in May 2015.
A difficult climate.
Labour leader says new individual registration system is "David Cameron and Nick Clegg’s final insult to young people".
The Prime Minister has refused to participate in the televised leaders' debates unless the Greens are included. Could he be empty-chaired, and what would happen if so?
2,000-strong overnight surge.
With billions being spent on nuclear weapons, the A&E crisis is one of the government’s choosing.
Time for the party to think of England.
Shadow chancellor uses his own US trip to warn that Washington is asking "Why is David Cameron proposing to take such big risks with Britain's economic future?"
Labour left out?
The party's membership has doubled since September to 40,879, just 635 behind Farage's party.
An uncivil liberty.