The latest stories from the Politics section of the BBC News web site.
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Broadcasters say a deal over TV election debates has been reached, with David Cameron taking part in one seven-party leader debate but no head-to-head with Ed Miliband.
Calls by head teachers for an independent body to make decisions about the school curriculum have been rejected by the education secretary.
On-the-spot fines for fly-tippers could be introduced in a bid to tackle the growing problem of rubbish being dumped across Wales.
The former Liberal leader Lord Steel has said "the most" Liberal Democrats would accept in another hung parliament is a confidence and supply deal.
A senior Liberal Democrat peer and former party leader has said there is "no mood" in the party to be part of a second coalition.
A Liberal Democrat peer resigns from his party's group in the House of Lords following allegations expected to be made in a Channel 4 Dispatches investigation.
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie will say that only his party can prevent a return to the "see-saw economics of the past".
Green Party MLA Steven Agnew has strongly criticised Sinn Féin's handling of the issue of welfare reform.
During a visit to the Gower, Home Secretary Theresa May defends her decision to oppose the devolution of policing to Wales.
UKIP is facing claims from rivals it is in disarray after two election candidates were suspended and a third stood down.
James Landale profiles the Lib Dem leader
Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael believes liberalism and the Liberal Democrat Party is needed "more than ever before".
Unite boss Len McCluskey says he will not "respect" any law setting a minimum turnout threshold for industrial action.
The Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland unveils plans to cut six councillors in the south of Scotland.
Lib Dem MP Don Foster says "millions of pounds are being wasted" on how to deal with the problem gulls.
The Daily Politics offers a one-minute video guide to the political highlights of Budget week.
The UKIP prospective parliamentary candidate for Scunthorpe, Stephen Howd, is suspended by the party over a workplace "incident".
The Daily Politics mood box is used to get opinions about what voters made of the Budget announcements.
Leading British companies are urging politicians to give more money to cycling, saying existing support is "short-term and irregular".
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has said he was shocked to find out about allegations of a "serious financial nature" against UKIP MEP Janice Atkinson.