The political imperative of controlling immigration is clashing with the economic imperative of maintaining growth.
The party is forecast to spend less than Labour and the Lib Dems by the end of the parliament through slower but longer austerity.
Roy Mason, Labour's Northern Ireland Secretary from 1976 to 1979, has died. His legacy, sadly, is still with us.
Winning the popular vote may appear to give Labour or the Tories greater legitimacy. But it is seats that will determine who governs.
The BBC's Daily Politics debate was a familiar scene: of a political class unable to communicate its plans to the voters
The crossbench peer and lager tycoon Karan Bilimoria lashes out at the government’s immigration rhetoric, calls our levels of defence spending "dangerous", and questions Ed Miliband's knowledge of business.
We are running the parties' manifestos through Democracy 3, an election simulation video game. Here's what happens if the Liberal Democrats win...
Senior Conservatives are drawing comfort from Binyamin Netanyhu's late comeback in the Israeli elections.
At the start of the parliament, Jaywick was ranked the most deprived area in Britain. Coalition policies have left their mark.
In February 1974, the-then Conservative Prime Minister Ted Heath famously went to the country on the question of ‘who governs Britain?’ In 2015 David Cameron appears to be fighting a campaign on the question of ‘who governs England.’
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