With the rise of UKIP, the SNP and the Greens, multi-party coalitions and minority governments are set to be the future.
Mark Reckless has followed in Douglas Carswell’s footsteps to be elected a UKIP MP. What do the results mean for the party and beyond?
The Scottish Lib Dem conference took place this Saturday, with the party deciding that welfare should be devolved from Westminster to Holyrood.
The Scottish parliament is expected to be offered total control over income tax after Labour reluctantly backed a cross-party deal to help halt a surge in support for independence.
Ed Miliband has said Britain’s lack of female engineers should be a “matter of national embarrassment”, as he called for an extra 400,000 people to be trained in the profession by the end of the decade.
As a political leader, Gordon Brown came close to being a great man.
Ed Miliband was right to sack Emily Thornberry from the shadow cabinet because she was “condescending and disrespectful” towards working people and damaged Labour’s election prospects when she tweeted a picture of a house decked out in St George’s flags, Rachel Reeves, the shadow work and pensions secretary, has said.
A new poll by Survation suggests that fracking should be devolved to Scottish authorities. Only Conservative voters oppose the idea.
Labour has maintained a three-point lead over the Tories in the latest Opinium/Observer poll, which shows a minor improvement in Ed Miliband’s leadership ratings and widespread scepticism about Tory pledges to cut taxes after the next election.
Tessa Jowell has become the third person to seek the Labour nomination to become mayor of London.
As expected, Ukip walked the Rochester and Strood byelection.
Ukip has seized its second seat at Westminster in as many months, defeating the Conservatives by 2,920 votes in the closely-fought Rochester and Strood byelection.
Britain’s two main political parties are guilty of a “grand deception” by claiming that they can either cut taxes or maintain public spending without spelling out in detail how their plans will be funded, Danny Alexander said on Tuesday.