Ukip's only chance of survival is on the nativist fringe. It won't be a happy - or successful - existence.
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 National Health Service will be on the ballot paper in May, and its continued survival is vital to the preservation of the Union.
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.
In a world where depoliticising politics is sure to get a cheer on Question Time, the parties are key to keeping the system running.
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Where is Natalie Bennett from? How old is David Cameron? What was Nigel Farage's job? We give you the lowdown on the party leaders.
The deficit is the gap between government spending and income.
There is a Commons majority for Trident and the party couldn't amend Budgets in the way it hopes.
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