It’s just over six months until the election and YouGov’s latest poll demonstrates some of the main problems the Labour party is facing.
The UKIP leader has boldly claimed that a Conservative loss in next month’s by-election could see David Cameron face a leadership challenge.
The Conservative party is “lighting a fire” under the European Union by pledging to hold an in/out referendum on British membership by the end of 2017, the foreign secretary, Philip Hammond, has said.
Despite losing the referendum, the SNP and Nicola Sturgeon are the most trusted to deliver new powers for Scotland, a new poll reveals.
Yesterday’s YouGov poll gave the party 18 points, but today the party is on 19% - the first time ever in a YouGov poll.
David Cameron ordered the welfare reform minister Lord Freud to issue a full apology after it emerged he had said that some disabled people were “not worth” paying the minimum wage.
Ukip has a chance of winning in at least 30 constituencies at the next election, although it is likely to win only in five, according to data compiled after the party’s byelection win in Clacton.
Ukip support has surged after its strong showing in two byelections last week, causing particular problems for the Conservatives’ ratings, according to a Guardian/ICM poll.
The major TV broadcasters faced a deluge of criticism and threats of legal action on Monday when they proposed to include Ukip, but not the Green party, in the planned TV leader debates in the general election next year.
The phenomenal rise in support for Ukip is underlined by a new Opinium/Observer poll which shows almost one-third of voters would be prepared to back Nigel Farage’s party if they believed it could win in their own constituency.
Tony Blair’s office last night insisted the former prime minister believes Ed Miliband will win the general election following a report he has told friends that Labour is not ready to beat the Conservatives next year.
The documents, photographed in the arms of Ryan Coetzee, the party's key strategy figure, show that the Liberal Democrats are moving to the right.