Immigration has emerged as one of the major themes of the election, and one of the few where there are clear dividing lines between the parties.
Meg Hillier MP, Minister for Identity, was right when she said, “Whenever identity cards are mentioned it's always been with the word ‘controversial’.”
Is David Cameron right to claim that people are dying because they cannot get access to cancer drugs?
Sue Cameron points out in the Financial Times today that Gordon Brown will see the economic statistics showing whether we are pulling out of recession before tomorrow’s TV debate, wh
So: are the opinion polls having a good election or a bad election? It is impossible to know.
This is supposed to be the election where the “new media” makes its mark – Twitter, Facebook, political blogging and YouTube, mobilising support, exchanging views and shaking up t
The Conservative Party’s election manifesto asserts: “The difference in male life expectancy between the richest and poorest areas in our country is now greater than during Victori
When a political party puts enormous weight on a single issue, you’d hope they have their facts right about it.
In the midst of an election campaign it’s inevitable that various long-term statistics will be coming out of the woodwork.