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Comparing policies 2015: Where do the parties stand on nuclear weapons?

Part of a series which compares how the main Westminster parties approach particular issues ahead of May’s election.

The UK currently has four nuclear submarines capable of firing thermonuclear missiles. 658 more words

UK Politics

Forget Torygraphs fake letters.Heres 3 real letters from NHS Doctors, Firefighters & the Police

The Telegraph printed a letter from ‘5000 independent Small businesses’ supporting The Conservatives  ‘Long term economic’ plan.

But the Political Scrapbook blog has learnt ‘That the full letter from business owners on Telegraph website contains metadata showing it was authored by CONSERVATIVE CENTRE HQ and… 1,226 more words

UK Politics

Poltical faith and Utopia

Tonight on Question Time former Tory leader William Hague questioned Green Party leader, Natalie Bennett about the concept of ‘the magic money tree’. It seems to be a criticism of the economic idea that public spending generates more wealth than the initial capital outlayed. 723 more words

The ring of life : Marriage, Employment, Ambition - the keys to 'the good life' ?

Why the next government’s approach to policy design must be joined-up, creative and well thought through.

David Cameron recently remarked that a returning Conservative administration would offer voters a return to ‘the good life’ during the launch of the Conservative manifesto. 696 more words


The Ashcroft Polls and UKIP's Non-Voter Problem

A short one this.

There have been three sets of constituency polls lately which I believe, taken as a whole, look bad for UKIP. The first is the ComRes polling across UKIP target seats, including both Thurrock and South Thanet. 980 more words

UK Politics

Blogging live from the SNP members room

With just ten days to go until the 2015 UK General Election, I find myself sitting inside the little known members room of the Scottish National Party. 593 more words

Scottish Politics