GP warning casts doubt on Tory promise

Lack of doctors fuelling ‘crisis’ in care services

Cameron puts tax at heart of election campaign

Changes to cost £7bn a year on top of spending cuts

Chinese ambassador fails to meet Clegg

DPM snubbed after requesting ‘urgent meeting’ to discuss Hong Kong

Ex-Tory backer’s UKip donation lands flat

Pledge occurs after strong counteroffensive by the Conservatives

MPC’s Kristin Forbes dovish on rate rises

Bank of England’s new committee member gives first public speech

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Equiniti to control Whitehall pension body

Government to sell part of its stake in MyCSP for £8m

PM’s speech gives voice to party optimism

David Cameron’s address polished and relentless in political intent

Tory policy announcements

Pensions, zero-hours contracts, and business tax top the bill

NHS trust buys out its PFI contract

Northumbria Healthcare borrows £114m to exit deal

Q&A: Cameron’s income tax proposals

Prime minister pledges to increase 40% tax band to £50,000

Conservatives upbeat on looming election

Delegates in Birmingham are up for a fight

Cameron digs deep into rhetorical toolbox

Hint of desperation in unusual number of early election promises

NHS group wins biggest health tender

Consortium beats Virgin Care and Care UK to win £800m elderly services contract

Hill fails to convince Brussels doubters

UK nominee for commissioner faces rare second grilling by MEPs

High earners to gain most from Tory plans

Tax cuts for wealthy to be funded by unspecified spending cuts

Cameron trades votes for credibility

Tory leader’s tax cut promises risk degrading public services too far

Cameron places a big bet on tax cuts

If the deficit is so serious, voters might wonder, why the generosity?

Fallon warns PM not to cut defence budget

Officials indicate comments were not agreed with the Treasury

Fallon warns against further defence cuts

Defence secretary cites threats to global security

PM to end on optimistic note with NHS vow

Tory donor defects to Ukip ahead of prime minister’s speech to party conference