DUP releases hung parliament plan

The DUP issues a five-point plan it will use as part of any negotiations in the event of a hung parliament after the general election in May.

Posted by on 28 March 2015 | 2:30 pm

SNP will make change 'for all UK'

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon says her party will reform the "discredited Westminster system" for ordinary people, wherever they are in the UK.

Posted by on 28 March 2015 | 1:10 pm

Parties prepare for General Election

Parties in Scotland have been gearing up for the start of the official campaign period on Monday.

Posted by on 28 March 2015 | 12:55 pm

Cameron promises 'seven-day NHS'

All hospitals in England will provide "a truly seven-day NHS" by 2020 under a future Conservative government, David Cameron says.

Posted by on 28 March 2015 | 8:27 am

What not to do on the campaign trail

As the general election campaign officially begins, here's a handy guide for would-be MPs on the pitfalls to avoid while on the campaign trail.

Posted by on 28 March 2015 | 12:51 am

Tory benefit cut options leaked

The Conservatives are considering options for scrapping some benefits, the BBC learns - but the Tories say they are not party policy.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 11:25 pm

The challenges of election polling

The BBC's David Cowling looks at the challenges facing pollsters during the 2015 general election.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 9:52 pm

Why do disabled people feel ignored when it comes to voting?

Disabled people are being denied the right to an independent and private vote, charities say. So what are the issues?

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 9:46 pm

Where will 'winding up' Westminster lead?

Alex Salmond has been enjoying himself recently, doing what seems to come naturally, winding up Westminster.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 8:04 pm

Labour to cap private profits in NHS

A Labour government would cap the amount of profit private firms can make from the NHS, Ed Miliband says as he launches the party's election campaign.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 5:03 pm

'£260m cost' if line not electrified

Failure to electrify the main railway line in north Wales could cost the Welsh economy £260m, the transport minister says.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 11:26 am

Leaders grilled in election special

David Cameron and Ed Miliband are put on the spot over immigration, the EU and spending plans in the first set-piece TV broadcast of the election.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 7:27 am

'Seize the opportunity for Wales'

Wales' future is "in our own hands", Plaid Cymru's leader has said, at the launch of its election campaign.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 7:05 am

Analysis: 'Hell yes, I'm tough enough'

As Ed Miliband says he is tough enough to run the country, will the image convince the public?

Posted by on 26 March 2015 | 7:13 pm

Election 2015: Who won the interview contest on social media?

David Cameron and Ed Miliband were grilled live on Thursday night - what can Twitter and Facebook tell us about the result?

Posted by on 26 March 2015 | 7:05 pm

Farewell to Hague - and 85 other MPs

At least 86 MPs are standing down at the general election, including former Tory leader William Hague and former Prime Minister Gordon Brown - here's a full list

Posted by on 26 March 2015 | 5:28 am

Where is the inspiration in this election?

Mark Mardell asks whether a lack of passion, vision and big ideas among campaigning politicians is a result of cowardice or humility.

Posted by on 25 March 2015 | 11:54 pm

VIDEO: Treasury Committee

The Treasury Committee hears from the Chancellor, George Osborne.

Posted by on 25 March 2015 | 7:45 am

Election 2015: How close are you to the political centre?

The centre-ground of politics is the place where elections are won - take the quiz to find out how close you are to the current political centre.

Posted by on 19 March 2015 | 3:09 pm

Budget: The East Midlands reacts

Who are the Budget winners and losers in the East Midlands?

Posted by on 19 March 2015 | 3:04 am

Pre-election Budget with added catapult

A pre-election Budget, but will the catapult energise the Midlands?

Posted by on 18 March 2015 | 11:54 am

Who's who: Cameron's cabinet

Here's a full list of who is doing what job in David Cameron's new cabinet

Posted by on 15 July 2014 | 3:05 pm

Ed Miliband's shadow cabinet

The details of Labour leader Ed Miliband's shadow cabinet following the recent reshuffle.

Posted by on 8 October 2013 | 6:42 am

Links to UK political websites

Links to political parties and other useful websites covering UK politics.

Posted by on 31 July 2012 | 9:35 am

Political editors across England

Political analysis from around England

Posted by on 17 June 2011 | 9:15 am