Tory optimists have been sustained by the belief that Ukip will fade: but polls suggest that won't happen
Labour felt it had to erect 'Iron Dome' against personal attacks being planned by Tory HQ
TV documentary shows former whip admitting that scandals involving 'small boys' could be hushed up
Conservatives in buoyant mood: does Labour really look like an alternative government?
Upcoming vote will give people a chance to make their feelings clear about the EU and immigration
Tory spin-doctors go straight into action as Labour seeks advice in US on countering press smears
PM is trying to placate his angry right-wing – and also tempt voters who prefer single-party government
Risk of Ukip splitting Tory vote in 2015 increases: what's the message for the four party leaders?
Former high-flier had no hope of a future role in a Tory government after embarrassing his party, say insiders
Aidan Burley faces no further disciplinary action - but Labour MP calls on Cameron to withdraw the whip