Villain of day: Lucy Powell

Another awful Labour woman. The fact Ed Miliband’s carved his pledges in stone doesn't mean he might not break them, campaign chief Lucy Powell has said. So after first crashing the car, not apologising and now...

Candidate of the Day: Owen Paterson

Owen Paterson was first elected as the Member of Parliament for North Shropshire in 1997. One of the few traditional Conservatives on the Tory front bench, Paterson first served as Secretary of State for Northern...

Nick Wood’s Campaign Commentary: Clegg takes the biscuit. Vote for me to stop me...

It is ending as it began. The latest polls have the two main parties deadlocked in the low thirties, much as it all began more than a month ago. Endless photocalls, thousands of miles...
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Reader’s Comment of the Day: Peter Cook knew how to turn down a dinner

In response to Laura Perrins: Hugh Grant consorts with prostitutes. No, Lib Dems, I won’t have dinner with him, sfin wrote: The best refusal of a dinner invitation was Peter Cook's. On receiving an invitation to...

Laura Perrins: Hugh Grant consorts with prostitutes. No, Lib Dems, I won’t have dinner...

I absolutely cannot wait until Thursday, when it will be over. The constant inane political promises that cannot be kept will end. Promises to spend a few billion here and another few million there....

Louise Kirk: What’s the next lesson? Oh, it’s pornography

It’s a curious feature of contemporary politics – and our general election is no exception – that when politicians compete to support “you and your family” their policies usually do the opposite. Nowhere is...

William Walter: A Farage victory in Thanet spells disaster for the Cameroons

South Thanet is a quiet, unassuming and picturesque constituency nestled in a corner of the Kent coastline. Its story is synonymous with many of Britain’s seaside communities; a once thriving economy, now suffering from...

Villain of the day: Nicola Sturgeon

Any government would be “illegitimate” without Scottish support, Sturgeon has said. A bit rich coming from a leader not even standing for election and whose party wants to run a country only to later...

Hero of the day: Jim Murphy

Jim Murphy is one of Labour’s best performers – and a good bloke too. We might not agree on much, but the Blairite leader of Labour north of the border stood up to aggressive and...

Candidate of the day: Suzanne Evans

Suzanne Evans is one of Ukip's best media performers who has a very bright political future. A former BBC Radio Shropshire presenter and Tory Councillor who defected from the party over its position on the...