The 21-year-old CEO of one of them thinks you can’t just focus on policies, even in impartial vote-matching programmes.
Across the political spectrum, we are seeing the beginnings of a decent offer of childcare that addresses the anachronistic divide between work and family. Despite the differences in detail, these pledges show the tide is turning for childcare.
Boom and bump.
The international trade lawyer and wife of the Deputy Prime Minister discusses election campaign scrutiny, defending her husband's record, and protecting her family from the public eye.
Labour do best, the Greens scrape a pass, the Liberals make the right noises and Ukip have nothing to say.
We are running the parties' manifestos through Democracy 3, an election simulation video game. Here's what happens if the Tories win...
The SNP's manifesto, far from a ransom note, is easily reconciliable with Labour's fiscal plans. The bigger fear is that none of the parties are planning for what happens if the economy takes a turn for the worse.
Clegg’s tactic for the election is to pitch his party as the necessary bulk needed to eke out a full government. Much like whoever did the budgeting in the Conservative manifesto, the Liberal Democrats are here just to make up the numbers.
There is a Commons majority for Trident and the party couldn't amend Budgets in the way it hopes.
A new poll confirms what the Conservatives been saying privately, and bodes ill for Labour after the election.
For all the Conservative scaremongering, it is their victory, not Miliband's, that will be cheered in the Kremlin
We are running the parties' manifestos through Democracy 3, an election simulation video game. Here's what happens if Labour wins...
Germany and Sweden have both recently been governered by parties that finished second.
What happens when you run the main political parties' 2015 manifestos through a politics simulation game?
Whether it is the attacks on migrants crossing the Mediterranean or questions about Nick Clegg's heritage, our national debate on immigration has taken a nasty turn.
Shadow chancellor says Leader of the House would "talk to all parties" but rejects negotiations on the Budget and defence.
We cannot, therefore, continue to bury our heads in the sand, nor can we hide behind talk of a more comprehensive EU strategy. The simple fact is, unless more boats are sent out to patrol the region and rescue people, more innocent lives, including those of children, will be lost in the days and weeks to come.
No one's talking about deals with the Lib Dems, because there's nothing in their manifesto to scare the Tory or Labour horses.
In 2012, Ed Miliband said it wasn’t “for politicians to lecture people about morality”; he was right. Notwithstanding some politicians’ moral convictions, society cannot agree a moral standard for tax.
The latest developments to the Universal Credit will hit working parents hard, while doing little to tackle the real problem.
I have been very fortunate in my life to have had essential help when I have needed it and the opportunity to make a difference to the lives of others. This election is the moment when disabled people can exercise their power and make their voice heard. And today, with the launch of its disability manifesto, Labour is hoping to win their support.
Ed Miliband's transformation from punchline into rockstar Prime Minister is almost complete.
The PM suggested that a Labour government reliant on nationalist support would be forced to cancel infrastructure projects outside of Scotland.
The Conservatives want welfare reform to be a success story. But the real picture is more mixed.
After the nationalists' pledge to oppose the Tories, Miliband could simply invite them to support a left-wing Queen's Speech.
400 people drowned this week in the Mediterranean. Here's what can be done about it.
The launch of Labour's groundbreaking young people manifesto today is further evidence of Ed Miliband's determination to put the future of the younger generation at the heart of this election campaign.
The shadow minister for care and older people on the future of old age in Britain, parents versus the state, and what she's most excited about.
Party promises to force companies to pay workers at least the minimum wage after they have served four weeks.
The Tory MP and former Chancellor on how politics has changed, the dangers of unfunded spending pledges, and how his party is "too right-wing".