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  • 11 May 2010

    No coalition has yet been formed, but politicians on various sides are already talking of “stability” as if it over-rode all other considerations of democracy and policy.

  • 11 May 2010

    Britain's first Green MP has warned against describing a coalition of Labour and the Liberal Democrats as a “progressive alliance”, saying that such a name would have to be earned.

  • 10 May 2010

    Hundreds of people gathered outside a meeting of Liberal Democrats this evening to urge them not to dilute their commitment to electoral reform as they attempt to form a power-sharing government.

  • 6 May 2010

    The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament have said that some constituencies have become “Trident marginals”, in which a closely fought contest involves different views on the issue.

  • 5 May 2010

    The role of religion in the general election is far from straightforward. Politicians and the media need to recognise the diversity of religious engagement with politics on a much wider range of issues than they sometimes seem to notice.

  • 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.

  • 26 Apr 2010

    A senior Liberal Democrat has said his party may choose to scrap all the UK's nuclear weapons, suggesting a different emphasis to party leader Nick Clegg's focus on a cheaper alternative to Trident.

  • 23 Apr 2010

    David Cameron claims that the apparently homophobic remarks of two of his front bench team do not represent the Conservative Party's real attitudes to same-sex relationships. But his comments about “families” in yesterday's Leaders' Debate illustrate an attitude to society that still upholds only one type of relationship as the ideal.

  • 23 Apr 2010

    Plaid Cymru and the SNP have said they offer the only “real alternative” on nuclear arms, pointing out that the Liberal Democrats would replace Trident with a different nuclear system.

  • 22 Apr 2010

    As the Tory and Labour leaders prepare nervously for the second round of head-to-head combat tonight, there can be little doubt that they both plan to take advantage of the foreign policy focus of the debate by attacking the Liberal Democrats’ policy on Trident.