General Election 2015

The UK General Election takes place on 7 May and it is predicted to be one of the most keenly-fought contests in recent history. Keep up with the latest news below and visit our poll tracker to see how the parties are expected to fare.

While campaign spending for a number of parties including the Conservatives and Labour reaches the 10s of millions [...]

16 September 2015
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Former business secretary Vince Cable may now be Sir Vince, after he was awarded a knighthood for his political [...]

4 September 2015
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Safe parliamentary seats should be scrapped to boost voter turnout, according to a new report out today. [...]

26 August 2015
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Speaking outside Number 10 on 8th May, the Prime Minister declared that his new government’s mission was “ensuring [...]

25 June 2015
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Nick Clegg has insisted he has "no regrets" about being in government, saying he did not destroy the Liberal Democrats [...]

25 June 2015
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Ukip is struggling to fill a £500,000 black hole in its finances, after overspending during the General Election. [...]

21 June 2015
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The man behind the claims that Grant Shapps was favourably editing his own Wikipedia page (and doing down his [...]

8 June 2015
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The economy took centre stage during David Cameron's first Prime Minister's questions in this parliament – but [...]

3 June 2015
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Roll up, roll up, it's the Ukip summer sale, and there are just a handful of bargains left for the discerning [...]

2 June 2015
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Police have released the images of three men in connection with the verbal attack on Ukip MP Douglas Carswell [...]

2 June 2015
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Westminster's voting system is "bust" following the result of the General Election, the Electoral Reform Society [...]

1 June 2015
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After those crazy, heady days of Milifandom – and before that, the meme that was bacon sandwich -  it was only [...]

1 June 2015
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The UK's political parties received record levels of funding in the run-up to the General Election, as the 10 [...]

28 May 2015
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The Queen's Speech has come and gone but even after the debates in parliament this afternoon, Downing Street will [...]

27 May 2015
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If we wanted to get rid of every MP who had ever told a porkie, "we'd clear out the House of Commons very fast", [...]

26 May 2015
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