Would they be allowed to vote on UK-wide laws? And would they still stand in May 2015?
Ignore the media misinformation: spending on out-of-work benefits isn’t out of control, nor is the welfare state responsible for growing poverty.
The Tories could use a debate between the Lib Dem leader and his UKIP opposite to argue for the head-to-head contest they want between the two main leaders.
The contrast between Blair's bid to save Brooks and Miliband's call for her resignation is a reminder of how Labour has changed for the better since 2010.
He expressed better than most what it meant to be red under Thatcher.
There is no guarantee that fair distribution of opportunity will even be a factor in the election.
The lack of government legislation is so great that ministers are now constantly increasing the days allocated to Opposition motions.
More than the floods, it is interventions by politicians that have led to a spike in public concern.
A former BBC investigative journalist turned biographer, Bower is drawn to chronicle the big egos that try to dominate the world around them.
Surely, a farting competition didn't take place right outside the PM's house?
The former PM allegedly advised Brooks to "publish a Hutton style report" and offered to act as an "unofficial adviser".
The government still prefers to spend money on expensive and complicated solutions, rather than cost-effectively addressing causes.
The PM's piece on welfare reform makes no reference to Iain Duncan Smith's troubled programme.
A public vote offers the best prospect of responding to democratic alienation from the union, and establishing a secure platform for the UK's engagement in its future.
The PM claims that the number of workless families "doubled" under Labour, but the figures show it fell.
Shadow chancellor's comments suggest mood in the party is hardening against an in/out referendum.
The plan to demolish the award-winning primary to build a free school shows contempt for parents and for children.
Local voters resent outside interference and Lib Dem activists will be encouraged to rush to their leader's defence.
There are more working than non-working households in poverty for the first time ever. But don't assume a living wage will solve all problems.
The Scottish First Minister offered no persuasive argument for Scotland entering a currency union with the rest of the UK.
Since the new Personal Independence Payments began to replace Disability Living Allowance, fewer than one in six people who applied have had their claims decided. While assessments drag out over months, bills still have to be paid and food still has to be bought.
Hundreds of female asylum-seekers are housed in Yarl’s Wood. They have done nothing wrong, so why are we locking them up?
Labour peer corrects Conservative claims that he has come out against the policy.
The redevelopment of Battersea Power Station and the Nine Elms area in south London illustrates a much wider problem in the way cities are managed and planned – councils seem perfectly happy to see private interests direct the course of historically interesting places.
The Deputy PM's warning that he would "absolutely insist" that a new coalition would not "break the bank" suggests that he may push Labour to back an Osborne-style deficit plan.
This week, the Education Secretary, Michael Gove, joins our debate on the dominance of the privately educated in public life and the correlation between poverty and educational failure.
In the short term, ministers will rightly focus on addressing the immediate threat to homes and lives. Once this danger has passed, we all have a duty to ensure that the UK is better able to live with and withstand the consequences of climate change.
At Spring Conference, some of the manifesto raw meat needs to be presented and debated.
If the party wins upwards of five per cent of the vote in 2015 but fails to win a single seat, our voting system will be called into question again.
A reforming, centre-left government must fashion a credible and robust statecraft, revitalising the civil service for the challenges of the contemporary age.