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Election debates agreement reached

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 15:32
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.

Morgan rejects curriculum body plan

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 13:15
Calls by head teachers for an independent body to make decisions about the school curriculum have been rejected by the education secretary.

Fly-tippers could face on-spot fines

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 08:20
On-the-spot fines for fly-tippers could be introduced in a bid to tackle the growing problem of rubbish being dumped across Wales.

Lib Dems won't want coalition - Steel

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 04:14
The former Liberal leader Lord Steel has said "the most" Liberal Democrats would accept in another hung parliament is a confidence and supply deal.

VIDEO: 'No mood' for second Lib Dem coalition

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 04:13
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.

Lib Dem peer quits over allegations

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 03:18
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.

Rennie warns of 'see-saw' economics

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 01:47
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie will say that only his party can prevent a return to the "see-saw economics of the past".

Greens criticise SF over welfare

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 18:22
Green Party MLA Steven Agnew has strongly criticised Sinn Féin's handling of the issue of welfare reform.

May defends policing decision

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 18:04
During a visit to the Gower, Home Secretary Theresa May defends her decision to oppose the devolution of policing to Wales.

UKIP in turmoil over candidates

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 17:57
UKIP is facing claims from rivals it is in disarray after two election candidates were suspended and a third stood down.

Clegg on life outside politics

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 17:29
James Landale profiles the Lib Dem leader

Carmichael says liberalism 'needed'

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 17:17
Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael believes liberalism and the Liberal Democrat Party is needed "more than ever before".

McCluskey warning over union ballots

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 16:52
Unite boss Len McCluskey says he will not "respect" any law setting a minimum turnout threshold for industrial action.

Plans to cut number of councillors

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 14:25
The Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland unveils plans to cut six councillors in the south of Scotland.

VIDEO: 'Millions wasted' to deal with gulls

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 13:52
Lib Dem MP Don Foster says "millions of pounds are being wasted" on how to deal with the problem gulls.

VIDEO: Political week in 60 seconds

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 13:37
The Daily Politics offers a one-minute video guide to the political highlights of Budget week.

UKIP man suspended after 'incident'

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 13:27
The UKIP prospective parliamentary candidate for Scunthorpe, Stephen Howd, is suspended by the party over a workplace "incident".

VIDEO: Was it a good or a bad Budget?

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 12:31
The Daily Politics mood box is used to get opinions about what voters made of the Budget announcements.

Parties 'must be bolder' on cycling

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 11:12
Leading British companies are urging politicians to give more money to cycling, saying existing support is "short-term and irregular".

VIDEO: Nigel Farage: 'I was deeply shocked'

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 11:11
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has said he was shocked to find out about allegations of a "serious financial nature" against UKIP MEP Janice Atkinson.