Andrew Grice

Andrew Grice has been Political Editor of The Independent since 1998. He was previously Political Editor of The Sunday Times, where he worked for 10 years, and he has been a Westminster-based journalist since 1982. His column, Inside Politics, appears in The Independent each Saturday.

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Mr Miliband’s move follows repeated personal criticism of him by Mr Cameron, who has called him a “Hampstead socialist” and said that “the personal is national.”

General Election 2015: Miliband promises an end to 'zero hours Britain'

Labour will give zero hour contract workers a legal right to a regular contract if they have worked without guaranteed hours for 12 weeks

David Cameron and Ed Miliband officially launched their election campaigns yesterday after Parliament was dissolved

General Election 2015: Labour and Tories both accused of hiding impact of planned spending cuts from the public

Labour former Cabinet minister Alan Milburn said all parties had a 'responsibility' to be honest with voters about the impact on society of their cuts

Nick Clegg, Liberal Democrats, Ed Miliband, Labour, and David Cameron, Conservatives

General Election 2015: The unanswered questions on tax and spending

The answers you need to know in the run up to the election

Under the Conservatives, the economy would grow, create jobs,  generate the money to ensure a properly funded NHS and cut taxes for 30m people, he will say.

General Election 2015: Cameron warns a Labour Government would impose average tax rise of £3,028 on every working household by 2020

Mr Cameron will tell voters: 'In 38 days’ time, you face a stark choice - the next prime minister walking through that door will be me or Ed Miliband'

Ed Miliband and David Cameron

General Election 2015: Ed Miliband attacks David Cameron on EU to woo business bosses

Labour has not matched Mr Cameron’s promise of an in/out referendum by 2017, which has created uncertainty in the business world

The Prime Minister will promise that a Conservative government would ensure that consultant-level services are offered at the weekend. 

David Cameron pledges all hospitals will provide key services seven days a week by 2020

The Prime Minister will promise that a Conservative government would ensure that consultant-level services are offered at the weekend

Nick Clegg, Liberal Democrats, Ed Miliband, Labour, and David Cameron, Conservatives

General Election 2015: With MPs out of love with coalition, only one thing is certain about this election – it’ll be messy

Cameron might need the Democrat Unionist Party as well as the Lib Dems to get over the 326-seat line needed for an overall majority

David Cameron wrong-footed the Labour leader on Wednesday

Labour hit back at Tories over VAT freeze promise

Chancellor refused to rule out a VAT hike only 24 hours before Mr Cameron’s pledge

The best teachers should get a 25 per cent pay rise to work in disadvantaged areas

Pay teachers at schools in disadvantaged areas more, says social mobility adviser

Alan Milburn: “There is a divisive postcode lottery in schools”

Yvette Cooper, the shadow Home Secretary

Labour would end indefinite detention of refugees

According to Labour, delays have increased over the last five years

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