The Institute for Fiscal Studies threw the election campaigns of four of the major parties out of kilter, claiming they have not provided “anything like full details” on plans to …
Ed Miliband promised that a Labour government would invest £150m a year in cancer diagnostic equipment in England as part of its commitment of a one-week wait for cancer tests …
Cutting through the spin and hyperbole, below is a digest of the main election manifestoes showing both the contrasts and similarities in the respective party positions.
Paul Salveson examines some of the roads and rail issues facing the next government
Scotland again dominated the election agenda as the SNP launched their manifesto and the Tories promised an annual review of devolution. Labour focused on the National Health Service.
Ed Miliband has got the Tories rattled, says Jon Craig, but Labour continues to struggle in Scotland
Whitehall could face court action for discriminating against disabled, black and ethnic minorities, carers and older workers.
The general election campaign has illuminated the state of false consciousness into which the electorate, or much of it, has been lulled.
Bernadette Segol argues for placing social progress back at the top of Europe’s agenda
John McDonnell warns that cuts and closures of local newspapers mean politicians, police and others cannot be held to account
Working or non-working, Tory cuts can harm us all
The National Health Service and social care quickly emerged as key battlegrounds after the main parties launched their general election campaigns.
There are great Labour policies – shout them out
The 2015 general election campaign has at last well and truly started and the nation is as riven thus far as it ever was, in spite of the starkest choices …
The Resolution Foundation think tank reported that tight budget constraints facing care providers means that paying a Living Wage to all care workers in the United Kingdom cannot realistically be …
The coalition has presided over a mounting crisis. Labour will act and build affordable homes, insists Lilian Greenwood
Tessa Munt says a London-listed firm must account for its actions in a World Heritage Site
If you don’t do politics, then politics will do you
Martin Gostwick argues it is time for Scotland’s sworn political enemies to bury the hatchet
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The NHS can’t afford the Tories, so its defenders must unite, writes Kailash Chand
A former Lib Dem head of fundraising stepped down as a party candidate over claims that he had accepted a “potentially illegal donation.
A high pice is being paid for George Osborne’s fiscal failures, says Ian Hernon