The elections in Scotland are proving a happy hunting ground for those who can scent a duff statistic.
Knife crime, and its effects on the NHS, has become a big talking point in the elections in Scotland.
Opinion polls fell thick and fast during the General Election. At times political correspondents appeared to be clinging to them like drowning men to a leaky life raft.
Many people have pored over the election result, trying to suck meaning from its indeterminate outcome.
The BBC’s coverage of the General Election in Wales has triggered an angry response from the Mayor of Caernarfon, Councillor Hywel Roberts.
Pensioners are a favourite group at election-time, some might say for cynical reasons.
The Daily Mirror, still pushing hard for a Labour victory, has been a trifle dishonest in its presentation of the polling evidence.
In Gordon Brown’s now infamous conversation with Gillian Duffy, the widow from Rochdale whom he described as “a sort of bigoted woman” he said: “A million people have c
One issue in this election seems to hark back to 1997: school class sizes. Then it was one of Labour’s key manifesto pledges to cut class sizes to less than 30 for all five, six and