UK politics

David Cameron


post 19 April 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog David Cameron attacks SNP on The Andrew Marr Show

The main thrust of Mr Cameron's interview was an attack on the SNP. Andrew Marr said the PM was beginning to sound like an English Nationalist, which went down pretty badly.

article 14 April 2015 UK
Michael Gove
Jon Snow by Michael Gove: Tories' 'win-win-win' policy on housing

On the day the Conservatives launch their manifesto, the Tory chief whip tells Channel 4 News that money from council house sales will be used to build more homes and transform brownfield land.

post 14 April 2015
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck Q&A: the Tories' right to buy plan

The Conservatives want to sell off the most valuable council houses to extend the right to buy to housing association tenants. Do the numbers add up?

post 14 April 2015
Read more from Victoria Macdonald on her blog Few surprises on health in today's Conservative manifesto

Apart from a pledge to fight dementia, most of the health measures had already been trailed. But then, the 2010 manifesto only hinted at the size of the NHS reorganisation that followed.

post 14 April 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Conservative manifesto: sober, but with some cross-dressing

The Tories wanted to play what they see as their good management card at today's manifesto launch. But their plans still contain some smoke and mirrors.

post 13 April 2015
Read more on Michael's blog Cameron biographers at war

The problem for all three authors and their publishers is this: if Cameron loses the election will anyone care about him that much?

article 13 April 2015 UK
David Cameron heckled on first on-camera campaign walkabout

David Cameron is accosted during his first on-camera walkabout of the election campaign, by a man with a ukulele who tells him - in somewhat colourful language - to go "back to Eton".

article 10 April 2015 UK
Clockwise from top left: Nicola Sturgeon, Ed Miliband, David Cameron and Nick Clegg
Poll: big gains for SNP, but some Labour MPs could be saved

The SNP is poised to make big gains in Scotland, according to YouGov, but a poll for Channel 4 News suggests that tactical voting could save some Labour MPs and two Liberal Democrats.

article 09 April 2015 UK
Election 2015: what drives the ethnic minority vote?

Ethnic minority voters have traditionally favoured Labour with their support. But in an age of social media, competition for their votes is increasing, writes Toby Bakare.