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.

A cohort of 60 MPs spent £70,000 on iPads, iPhones and laptops as the election loomed. They may not have broken [...]

13 May 2015
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After 15 years of getting every election right and setting new standards of accuracy in both polling and market [...]

13 May 2015
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The election is done and dusted, but many interesting questions remain. Was there a swing to the Conservatives [...]

13 May 2015
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The General Election has left the UK looking more politically divided than ever. The SNP dominates in Scotland, [...]

13 May 2015
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Chuka Umunna is in the running to become the next leader of the Labour party, confirming his widely suspected [...]

12 May 2015
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Not even 24 hours into his first day as business secretary in David Cameron's all-Tory cabinet, and Sajid Javid [...]

12 May 2015
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Sajid Javid gets promotion to top job as business secretary [...]

12 May 2015
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David Cameron set his government on a collision course with the BBC yesterday, appointing John Whittingdale as [...]

12 May 2015
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Mayor of London Boris Johnson is likely to spend more time at Downing Street and less time in City Hall in the [...]

12 May 2015
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Throughout most of modern British history, female MPs have numbered few and far between. Women took up less than [...]

12 May 2015
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Very few predicted last week’s election result correctly. In hindsight, it’s easy to see that this was because [...]

12 May 2015
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There is no getting away from it: last Thursday’s result was a crushing defeat for the Labour Party. This new [...]

12 May 2015
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John Whittingdale has described the licence fee as being “worse than a poll tax,” and wants to decriminalise [...]

12 May 2015
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The pound is continuing to benefit from the Conservatives' victory in the General Election last week, and is about [...]

11 May 2015
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David Miliband has openly criticised his younger brother's Labour leadership campaign, saying it was “not what [...]

11 May 2015
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