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Ethics election poll watch: Lib Dems and ‘Others’ gaining

Ethics election poll watch: Lib Dems and ‘Others’ gaining

The three opinion polls published today show the Lib Dems and ‘others’ mainly gaining, indicating that voters are not immediately moving to the two main parties. The 'smaller' vote is not just holding up, but increasing as the campaign gets underway. The one exception is the Populus poll for the Times which has Lib Dems gaining, but 'others' losing ground.

Wednesday's 'ethics election' agenda and comment

Wednesday's 'ethics election' agenda and comment

7.30am The Health Secretary, Andy Burnham, sets out Labour's vision for the NHS at a King's Fund breakfast event. It comes as The Fund questiones the funding source for a Conservative pledge to spend £200m on cancer drugs ruled out by NICE.

7.30am Nick Clegg hosts daily press conference at the Work Foundation.

12.00 Last Prime Minister's Questions before the general election

5.00pm "People's PMQs" Voters put questions to Gordon Brown by email and Twitter.

John Prescott launches Labour battle bus tour of 50 key marginal seats.

David Cameron visits Wales and the North West to campaign against Labour's 'jobs tax'.

Nick Clegg launches the Lib Dem manifesto for the North West in Liverpool as part of "northern offence, southern defence" strategy.

Simon Hughes launches Lib Dem campaign vehicles

The SNP deputy leader and deputy first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, meets workers and sees the site of new council homes in Kilmarnock.

The Plaid Cymru leader, Ieuan Wyn Jones, embarks on a tour of constituencies in the west of Wales.

In Parliament, the 'wash-up' continues, with consideration in the House of Commons of the Vulture Fund Bill

Tuesday's 'ethics election' agenda and comment

Tuesday's 'ethics election' agenda and comment

8.30am - Nick Clegg to address Lib Dem supporters/ party workers. Expected to say this is the "beginning of the end for Gordon Brown", claiming Brown is "directly and personally responsible for the biggest mistakes of the last 13 years". Expected to highlight the banking crash and recession, the "illegal invasion of Iraq", the "corruption and rottenness in our politics" and claim Britain has become more unequal and unfair under Labour.

9.00am - Last Cabinet meeting

10am - Gordon Brown departs for an audience with the Queen

10.30am - David Cameron to address Tory supporters. Theme is expected to be: "We're fighting this election for the Great Ignored - young, old, rich, poor, black, white, gay, straight.

"They start businesses, operate factories, teach our children, clean the streets, grow our food and keep us healthy - keep us safe. They work hard, pay their taxes, obey the law".

11am - Gordon Brown to formally announce date of election at Downing Street. He is expected to dub the election "the big choice". Expected to outline "three big challenges" facing the country: (i) Securing the recovery, (ii) protecting front line services whilst halving the deficit, and (iii) renewing politics.

Press Roundup Thursday 1 April 2010

Press Roundup Thursday 1 April 2010

A selection of stories from today's press and other media that relate to Ekklesia's work, produced daily by James Vincent and covering papers such as The Times, Daily Telegraph, Independent, Guardian, and the tabloids.

Press Roundup Wednesday 31 March 2010

Press Roundup Wednesday 31 March 2010

A selection of stories from today's press and other media that relate to Ekklesia's work, produced daily by James Vincent and covering papers such as The Times, Daily Telegraph, Independent, Guardian, and the tabloids.

Press Roundup Tuesday 30 March 2010

Press Roundup Tuesday 30 March 2010

A selection of stories from today's press and other media that relate to Ekklesia's work, produced daily by James Vincent and covering papers such as The Times, Daily Telegraph, Independent, Guardian, and the tabloids.

Press Roundup Monday 29 March 2010

Press Roundup Monday 29 March 2010

A selection of stories from today's press and other media that relate to Ekklesia's work, produced daily by James Vincent and covering papers such as The Times, Daily Telegraph, Independent, Guardian, and the tabloids.

Press Roundup Friday 26 March 2010

Press Roundup Friday 26 March 2010

A selection of stories from today's press and other media that relate to Ekklesia's work, produced daily by James Vincent and covering papers such as The Times, Daily Telegraph, Independent, Guardian, and the tabloids.

Press Roundup Thursday 25 March 2010

Press Roundup Thursday 25 March 2010

A selection of stories from today's press and other media that relate to Ekklesia's work, produced daily by James Vincent and covering papers such as The Times, Daily Telegraph, Independent, Guardian, and the tabloids.

Press Roundup Wednesday 24 March 2010

Press Roundup Wednesday 24 March 2010

A selection of stories from today's press and other media that relate to Ekklesia's work, produced daily by James Vincent and covering papers such as The Times, Daily Telegraph, Independent, Guardian, and the tabloids.