UK currency

Universal credit: how will new benefits system work?

Briefing Fri 30 Jan, AT 13:11

Iain Duncan Smith's welfare project aims to simplify benefits system and ensure that work pays

General Election 2015

General Election 2015: Tories rule out pact with Ukip

Election Watch Fri 30 Jan, AT 12:56

Countdown to 7 May: daily comment from the Mole, the latest polls and the best media election coverage

Votes are being counted in a previous election in the UK

How to register to vote in the UK general election

Briefing Fri 30 Jan, AT 11:44

Electoral Commission urges eligible people to register to vote well before the general election

The Mole

Newsnight leaves Labour’s NHS plans bloodied and bruised

Fri 30 Jan, AT 09:26 The Mole

Allegra Stratton package puts Labour’s Andy Burnham on the spot again over private sector competition

Columnist Don Brind

A Tory collapse in England could hand Miliband victory

Fri 30 Jan, AT 08:14 Don Brind

Yes, the SNP could win most of the seats in Scotland on 7 May – but is it England that holds the key?

Forget the TV debates – catch the Party Leaders Bake Off

Video Thu 29 Jan, AT 13:00

Impressionist Rory Bremner takes the fight to Westminster for his Coalition Report

Mark Carney

Mark Carney slams Eurozone austerity days after Syriza win

One-Minute Read Thu 29 Jan, AT 10:38

Bank of England governor's attack seen as call for Berlin to accept Greek demands to relax austerity

The Mole

Labour pledge to get tough on immigration draws flak

Thu 29 Jan, AT 09:31 The Mole

Let’s not out-kip Ukip, says MP David Lammy, as Labour confront an uncomfortable issue

Columnist Don Brind

Is compulsory voting the only way to involve the young?

Thu 29 Jan, AT 08:48 Don Brind

Should we follow Australia and make voting an obligation? It might reduce the power of older voters

Columnist Don Brind

What Cameron and Miliband could do to win on 7 May

Wed 28 Jan, AT 11:12 Don Brind

Pollsters offer advice to both leaders – and the formula for Labour is surprisingly radical

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