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    1. Westminster Blog

      17 hours ago

      Today in the election

      A summary of today’s events April 17 The Labour party said it would ban unpaid internships and guarantee first jobs for...

    2. April 17, 2015

      General election: TV debate was like a dysfunctional wedding

      As so often — especially during this say-nothing campaign — it was the unsaid that stuck in the mind. As the credits rolled...

    1. April 16, 2015

      Leaders’ TV debate: The highs and lows

      Ed MilibandLabour party leader Key Quote: “David [Cameron], if you think this election is about leadership, debate me one on...

    2. April 16, 2015

      Miliband rejects Sturgeon’s election pitch for anti-Tory deal

      Ed Miliband was on Thursday night forced to fend off the offer of a post-election deal with Nicola Sturgeon’s Scottish...

    3. April 15, 2015

      Britons split down the middle on EU exit, says poll

      A referendum on whether Britain should leave the EU could go to the wire, judging by a new opinion poll suggesting the rival...

    4. April 13, 2015

      SNP pushes for Westminster funding pledges at business launch

      Nicola Sturgeon has launched her party’s business platform ahead of May’s UK general election, demanding a series of funding...

    5. April 10, 2015

      Scottish independence: a dream deferred

      The Dream Shall Never Die: 100 Days that Changed Scotland Forever, by Alex Salmond, William Collins, RRP£12.99, 272 pages...

    6. April 10, 2015

      Politics: an outsider’s game

      As last week’s TV election debate showed, the contest for outsider status in the UK election has rarely been more fierce....

    7. April 10, 2015

      SNP extends lead over Labour in Scotland

      The Scottish National party has extended its already commanding lead over beleaguered Labour in Scotland, a new poll has...

    8. April 9, 2015

      UK general election: ‘Happy Warrior’ confronts bomber pilot

      What constitutes a good week for a party leader during an election campaign depends very much on which leader you are...

    9. April 8, 2015

      General election: Michael Fallon takes on Ed Miliband over Trident

      Michael Fallon on Thursday defended his claim that Ed Miliband was willing to “stab the United Kingdom in the back to become...

    10. April 8, 2015

      Sturgeon vows to push for control of Scottish finances

      Nicola Sturgeon has pledged that she would use increased clout in Westminster to push for fiscal autonomy for Scotland “as...

    11. Westminster Blog

      April 8, 2015

      Labour has the SNP where it wants

      The Scottish polls aren’t moving. Since Ipsos Mori shocked political observers at the end of October by showing a 29-point...

    12. April 8, 2015

      Sturgeon nurses her wounds after Scottish leaders’ debate

      The heavyweight debating champion of the UK and leader of the Scottish National party, Nicola Sturgeon, returned home to...

    13. Off Message

      April 7, 2015

      Scotland's debate told us more about 2016 than 2015

      At the seven-way leaders debate last week, Nicola Sturgeon took full advantage of a simple fact: she knows much more about...

    14. April 7, 2015

      Scottish leaders’ TV debate: Highs and lows

      Nicola SturgeonScottish National party leader Key Quote: “I’m offering to help make Ed Miliband prime minister.” High Point:...

    15. April 7, 2015

      Sturgeon offers to help Miliband into Number 10

      Nicola Sturgeon has offered to help Ed Miliband to become prime minister, while leaving open the possibility that her party...

    16. April 7, 2015

      The hidden dangers of Sturgeon mania

      Election campaigns do odd things to the usually phlegmatic British. Before the last general election in 2010, a passably...

    17. April 7, 2015

      SNP to block higher pension age in Scotland

      The Scottish National party will seek to block any further increase in the UK’s state pension age, saying any increase would...

    18. April 5, 2015

      Scotland’s biggest parties to face each other in TV debate

      The leaders of Scotland’s two biggest political parties will face each other on Tuesday night in a televised debate that is...

    19. April 3, 2015

      Now unionists want to drive Scotland from the union

      Election campaigns are distorting prisms. Partisan or otherwise, contentious opinion can quickly harden into received...

    20. April 3, 2015

      Sturgeon denies claim she prefers Cameron to Miliband as PM

      The Cabinet Secretary has launched an investigation into the leak of a UK government memo claiming Scotland’s first minister...

    21. April 3, 2015

      TV debate that was the ‘we agree with Nicola’ show

      No one actually said it, but Thursday’s party leaders debate was the We Agree With Nicola show. Or to put it another way:...

    22. April 2, 2015

      Cameron’s low-risk approach seems to have paid off

      David Cameron tried for weeks to avoid taking part in a live television debate with Ed Miliband for two overriding reasons:...

    23. April 2, 2015

      No clear winner emerges from UK’s pre-election TV debate

      A seven-way television debate between British party leaders ahead of next month’s general election failed to produce a clear...

    24. April 2, 2015

      Leaders’ TV debate: The highs and lows

      David CameronConservative party leader Key Quote: “Let’s stick to the plan that’s working. Let’s not go back to square one.”...

    25. April 2, 2015

      Bookies tip Farage to win election debate

      Nigel Farage is the bookmakers’ favourite to win Thursday night’s televised seven-way leaders debate — the only event in...

    26. March 30, 2015

      Scottish nationalists take delight in Westminster’s discomfort

      Not since Bonnie Prince Charlie led a Highland army south in 1745 has Westminster been as exercised about invasion by...

    27. March 29, 2015

      SNP targets left-leaning voters with 50p tax and anti-Tory pact

      The Scottish National party used its largest-ever conference to tighten the political vice on Scottish Labour, offering a...

    28. March 28, 2015

      Nicola Sturgeon calls on Labour to form anti-Conservative pact

      Nicola Sturgeon, the Scottish National party leader, has called on Labour to join her in a pledge to keep the Conservatives...

    29. March 16, 2015

      Miliband rules out coalition between Labour and SNP

      Ed Miliband has categorically ruled out a formal coalition between Labour and the Scottish National Party in an attempt to...

    30. March 16, 2015

      SNP set to shake up Westminster, says Alex Salmond

      The Scottish National party will "shake Westminster to its foundations, " says Alex Salmond, its former leader. He said...

    31. March 11, 2015

      Scottish deficit data reveal risk of fiscal autonomy

      The Scottish National party insists it still wants much greater fiscal autonomy for Scotland despite data showing the...

    32. March 7, 2015

      Ed Miliband refuses to rule out post-election deal with SNP

      Ed Miliband is resisting pressure from Labour MPs in Scotland to rule out a deal with the Scottish National party after the...

    33. March 6, 2015

      Miliband should rule out any SNP pact

      When the people of Scotland voted against independence from the United Kingdom last September many assumed that Scottish...

    34. March 3, 2015

      SNP drops corporation tax cut goal

      Scotland’s government has dropped its call for a cut of up to three percentage points in corporation tax, a signature policy...

    35. February 11, 2015

      Nicola Sturgeon calls for £180bn extra UK spending

      Scotland’s first minister has vowed to fight the “slavish” fixation with cutting the deficit as she laid out plans for the...

    36. February 11, 2015

      SNP to rethink austerity in favour of growth, output and fairness

      Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s first minister, will on Wednesday lay out the agenda that her Scottish National party will...

    37. February 5, 2015

      Duke of Buccleuch attacks SNP land reform plans

      The Duke of Buccleuch, the UK’s largest private landowner, has spoken out for the first time against Edinburgh’s land reform...

    38. February 4, 2015

      Scotland’s power in a future of instability

      By the time the polls closed in last September’s independence referendum, a triumphant Alex Salmond was convinced he had...

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