Your name’s not down.
Our immigration expert evaluates the manifestos of 16 political parties, to see how their policies on immigration stack up.
‘Sign it? I mean, have you
seen these new Facebook terms and conditions?’
The Liberal Democrats have been a lone voice among the parties calling for a digital bill of rights governing our growing use of the internet. But is it the right solution for the problem in hand?
For all of Nick Clegg's campaign promises, the Lib Dem's vision of early childhood isn't the clearest.
Not impressed: Nick Clegg would like to distance his party from Cameron’s on immigration.
The Liberal Democrats want a change in direction over immigration.
There’s few enough bright sparks here.
As one, the parties have missed the point when it comes to the digital economy and failed to recognise what's really needed.
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The Liberal Democrats' commitment to austerity will help cut the deficit, but likely come at the expense of growth.
The Lib Dems manifesto contains shades of other party colours.
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The Liberal Democrats piggyback on other parties' policies, but their health manifesto is the best so far.
Right to roam?
Ambitious climate targets, but nature policies leave a lot to be desired.
Nick Clegg comes bearing good will, and costly policies.
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The Lib Dems address key issues in skills and apprenticeships, but our expert takes issue with some of their policies.
A shadow of a policy.
The Lib Dems are making a big noise about mental health – but their manifesto's pledges are too thin to be taken seriously.
Education, education, errr…
Launching their 2015 election manifesto, the Liberal Democrats have sought to grab the political agenda with the words “from cradle to college”. So far, other parties have focused on the economy, healthcare…
Rahm Emanuel wins second term as mayor of Chicago.
A centrist against a liberal in Chicago but that's an outcome that reflects the city's unique political landscape
Coming or going?
Nick Clegg is in the fight of his political life – and his battleground constituency was once one of the safest seats in the UK.
The SNP and Plaid leaders worked together to show up the pack.
It nearly didn’t happen, but for the first time ever, the British public has heard from seven party leaders in one TV debate. And for the first time ever, Natalie Bennett, Nigel Farage, Nicola Sturgeon…
Closing up the gap?
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Nick Clegg has hailed the success of the coalition's policies in closing the gap between richer and poorer students. Is he right?
Extolling the virtues of the juicy middle.
The Liberal Democrats' appeal to the centre is mature and logical, but it's hard to see whose votes it could possibly win.
Money doesn’t always talk.
The Liberal Democrats would pump more money into mental health. But there is no sign of them actually changing the system.
Paying for higher education: not as hot a potato as you might have thought.
The SNP do it differently and it killed the Lib Dems - supposedly. But when it comes to paying for higher education, the public has fewer qualms.
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Even if Nick Clegg survives the election, he may not survive the Lib Dem bloodletting that's sure to ensue.
‘I’m busy that day anyway, chaps, so don’t worry about ole Nick’.
The debate shambles has reached its climax and guess who drew the short straw.