Leanne Wood has been putting Plaid’s policies forward to the public - but do they stand up to expert scrutiny?
Our experts check if Plaid Cyrmu's policies measure up.
Is Nick Clegg ready for his close up?
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The experts assess whether the claims in the Liberal Democrats' manifesto align with the evidence.
Farage lays out his party’s vision for an EU-free Britain.
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Our experts asses the credibility of UKIP's top ticket policies.
Labour may get less than they’re hoping for with their tax proposals.
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Labour's manifesto promise of fairer taxes – re-introducing the 10p tax and raising the top rate for high earners – sounds good. But they may not see the benefits in reality.
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The Liberal Democrats' commitment to austerity will help cut the deficit, but likely come at the expense of growth.
Time to get serious on tax avoidance.
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The Labour Party has put tackling tax avoidance firmly on the election agenda.
Not an economic policy dream team.
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The UK's economic performance can be spun in different ways. Here, the Coalition's economic record is broken down.
It’s a crazy market.
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Rises in house prices and rents is far from uniform across the country. But how might this affect voters?
Are we really?
Five years of Coalition government later, it is clear that the poorest have paid most dearly as a result of various tax and benefit changes.
You might not ever get rich … But let me tell you it’s better than digging a ditch.
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The rise of hand car washing businesses in the UK helps explain the country's productivity puzzle.
Pull the other one.
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A closer look at the numbers shows significant variation in the way pensioners have benefitted under the coalition – some have, some haven't.
Struggling to keep up.
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Is the UK condemning itself to decades of underachievement and potentially terminal decline?
It’s grin up north for George Osborne.
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Viewing the economic situation in Britain as a north-south divide tends to oversimplify things – and calls for a closer look.
Has the north of England’s economy lit up?
In his budget speech, George Osborne claimed that the north grew faster than the south last year. Is he right?
Problems on the production line.
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What the chancellor didn’t mention is that UK GDP per person is 16% lower than we would have expected on pre-crisis trends and the major factor is lousy productivity growth.
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Austerity has not been a success for the Chancellor, but that won't stop him from trying to paint is as such.
We all play synth.
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The creative industries are no replacement for the manufacturing sector.
Expect Osborne to deliver a political budget.
A look at how the UK economy is doing ahead of what's set to be a political budget from Conservative Chancellor George Osborne.
Not out of business yet.
David Cameron has announced his aspiration for the UK to become a nation of “full employment”, promising that Britain will have the highest employment rate of any major world economy. This is not the first…
Cameron’s long term economic plan involves more debt and deficit.
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In the first of a series of keynote speeches Prime Minister David Cameron identified the central theme of the Conservative Party’s 2015 general election manifesto: “to get Britain back to living within…