The drive for popular and distinctive policies too often appears secondary to the challenge of proving the party’s relevance to the general public.
Biodiversity, public transport and home insulation loom large in Labour's flagship programme for green governance.
The African National Congress faces two big challenges: fewer South Africans trust it, while its electoral support has been waning.
Why protesters should think about putting their feet up.
Making manifesto promises is a misleading trend that is distorting the role of politicians and parliament
After the Conservatives' U-turn on social care, how do the parties compare?
From mental health to sharing the wealth, one party just about has the edge over its rivals.
The Conservative manifesto talks of fairness, but it's just another power grab from a 'strong and stable' government.
You need to know what each party is promising but who has the time to read through all their programmes for government? We did so you don't have to.
Did you think this was the Conservative party's 2017 election manifesto? Think again. This is the Theresa May show.
The nation faces 'giant' challenges and Theresa May wants to present herself as the leader to take them on.
Brexit is the big ticket issue, but other pledges make it clear who the party is wooing.
Expert analysis of the leaked Labour party manifesto and how the parties are trying to manage their media messaging.
Here's why you should bother paying attention to the documents published by your party this election.
Arts and culture may not be big ticket policies, but the stakes are high in this election.
Civil servants are left out of manifesto writing, and we're all worse off for it.
Not much of the SNP manifesto would make Labour choke, and some rougher areas just got smoother.
The SNP are the only major party that is yet to show its manifesto hand. Here's why it's probably not worth changing your plans to read it.
Delving into the party manifesto reveals significant inconsistencies.
Top billing for Europe and tax plans pitched beyond the UKIP party faithful as party aims for the big time.