Category - general election 2010

  • 29 Apr 2010

    9:30am Nick Clegg in a Q&A with students at South Birmingham college

    1.00pm SNP Leader Alex Salmond press conference on economic policy

    8:30pm Final prime ministerial debate on BBC1

    10:35pm Question Time live with Ed Balls, Vince Cable, Alex Salmond, Janet Street Porter and a fifth panellist still to be confirmed

  • 28 Apr 2010

    Three candidates have been suspended by their central parties during this election campaign.

  • 28 Apr 2010

    8:30am Labour press conference. Alan Johnson, Peter Mandelson and John Denham on plans for 'safer communities'.

  • 28 Apr 2010

    I take my hat off to the patience of climate ministers from all three major parties and the Green Party.

  • 28 Apr 2010

    An Anglican church in the Windsor constituency has been accused of “handing the Devil a megaphone” after running a hustings event which included a far-right candidate.

  • 27 Apr 2010

    As the election campaign rumbles on, one voice is invariably missing whenever asylum and immigration comes up: the voice of asylum seekers. Anselme Noumbiwa is destined to be deported to Cameroon tomorrow morning. He will be forcibly removed, handcuffed and taken, restrained by the sheer force of at least two immigration officials, on a charter flight to return to mortal danger and torture. You can do something about this.

  • 27 Apr 2010

    The Westminster Declaration, a statement drawn up by conservative Christian groups ahead of the election, has been criticised by the former chair of Christians in Politics.

  • 27 Apr 2010

    There has been more than a fifty percent drop in the amount of National Lottery money granted to sports groups in Wales in the five years since the 2012 Olympics were awarded to London.

  • 27 Apr 2010

    I'm currently waiting to hear from all six candidates in my constituency about a topic that much of the media have ignored during the election campaign - the government's subservience to the arms industry.

  • 27 Apr 2010

    The ‘get tough’ approach to sick and disabled welfare claimants promoted by the big party players in the run up to this General Election, and in recent media rhetoric, is not just morally cheap, says Savi Hensman. It is reflective of a profoundly inadequate policy approach which ends up scapegoating those we should be supporting most.