Blogs

  • 17 Apr 2010

    An interesting admission today from David Cameron today on the campaign trail.

  • 17 Apr 2010

    A YouGov poll for the Sun following the prime ministerial debates, gives a huge boost to the Lib Dems. It puts the Conservatives in first place, the Lib Dems in second and Labour third in terms of share of the vote:

  • 17 Apr 2010

    Gordon Brown visits two constituencies in Milton Keynes which although new, are marginal

    English Democrats launch election campaign

    11.00am Nick Clegg at Kingston Hospital

    11.00am Shadow London Minister Justine Greening and Richmond Park PPC Zac Goldsmith canvassing near Richmond Town Hall

    11.30pm Shadow Transport Secretary Theresa Villiers meets Ealing Central and Acton PPC Angie Bray and Brentford and Isleworth PPC Mary Macleod at Turnham Green

    1.30am Justine Greening meets Twickenham candidate Scott Seaman-Digby at Hayes Town Bandstand street stall

    3.00pm Justine Greening meets Hammersmith PPC Shaun Bailey

    You can follow the movements of the party leaders and see how narrow their focus is on a small number of 'marginal' constituencies, with the Electoral Reform Society: http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/node/11752

  • 16 Apr 2010

    It got eclipsed with all the focus on the leaders debates, but one of David Cameron's neighbours wrote about him in the Evening Standard yesterday, referring to his personal approach to church schools.

  • 16 Apr 2010

    10:00am David Cameron visits Nantwich, Prestatyn and Wolverhampton

    10:00am Nick Clegg visits Warrington Rugby Club

    10:30am Green's Caroline Lucas meets delegates at sustainability conference, University of Brighton

    11:30am Plaid Cymru's Hywel Williams visits the Shelter Cymru centre in Rhyl to meet case workers helping people in need of housing.

    12:00 SNP Leader Alex Salmond joins PPC for Linlithgow and East Falkirk, Tam Smith on visit to the Verdo Renewables plant.

    13.45pm Nick Clegg goes to Hull to meet engineers on work-based training schemes

    13:45pm Chancellor Alistair Darling visits Realtime Words

    19:00pm Stop Climate Chaos holds hustings in Bristol North West.

    19:30pm Conservative policy chief Oliver Letwin, Dr Sue Farrant (Liberal Democrat) and Dr Steve Bick (Labour) participate in West Dorset Climate Question Time

    7.55pm Plaid Cymru election broadcast on Channel 5

    7.55pm onwards Labour party election broadcasts on various channels

    You can follow the movements of the party leaders and see how narrow their focus is on a small number of 'marginal' constituencies, with the Electoral Reform Society: http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/node/11752

  • 16 Apr 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.

  • 15 Apr 2010

    One down and two to go. Tonight's groundbreaking debate between the three main party leaders was always going to be more about impressions than about policy.

  • 15 Apr 2010

    While David Cameron rushes through the glitzy world of manifesto launches and pre-election speeches, he may be thankful that there have been few questions about his party's strategy in Northern Ireland. Yet a dispute over who's backing whom in the constituency of Fermanagh and South Tyrone highlights both the problems of the Tories' approach and the absurdities of the current electoral system.

  • 15 Apr 2010

    Following the launch of the campaign yesterday (in which we are involved) to make the case for a hung/ balanced Parliament, two national newspapers carry favourabl

  • 15 Apr 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.