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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Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg meets pupils at Clapham Manor Primary School in south west London, earlier this month

Lib Dem manifesto: Party makes education its top election priority

Party announces five major manifesto pledges

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon spoke about austerity, inequality and the Scottish approach to economic growth

SNP wants extra £180bn as price of Labour coalition

Party leader Nicola Sturgeon calls for alternative to austerity

The 'burgundy end of pink' mini-bus which will be used to launch the Woman to Woman campaign

Labour pink bus: Party criticised for patronising 'Barbie doll' colour as Harriet Harman attempts to appeal to women voters

Party’s deputy leader tours 70 seats touting the first ‘women’s manifesto’

Ed Miliband's non-attendance at the BCC's annual conference was not a snub, according to Ed Balls

Business leaders hit out at Ed Miliband's British Chambers of Commerce no-show

Labour Party denies leader's absence was a snub

The Commons Standards Committee has recommended for clear description of an MP's duties to be put on the ballot paper

Job description for politicians will promote democracy, says watchdog

Lay members on MPs ethics panel will rise to 7

Ed Balls, left, and Chuka Umunna will issue a positive pro-business message at the BCC this week

Labour to launch new pro-business message at British Chamber of Commerce

Ed Balls and Chuka Umunna will describe Labour as 'pro-business, but not business as usual'

Miliband will argue that many entrepreneurs who decide to move on or retire would like to sell their business to their staff
The PricewaterhouseCoopers building in London

The chart that lays bare Shire pharmaceuticals' complex tax arrangements

Shire is a global pharmaceutical company, incorporated in Jersey but domiciled in Ireland for tax purposes. It has around 5,600 staff worldwide, the majority in the US but only two in Luxembourg, where it paid tax at a rate of only 0.0156 per cent on its profits, the Public Accounts Committee said.

PwC’s London offices. The company is said to promote schemes to divert profits to low-tax Luxembourg

PricewaterhouseCoopers condemned for giving misleading evidence to Parliament and ‘promoting tax avoidance on an industrial scale’

PwC was accused by the MPs of misleading them about the way it has helped hundreds of firms avoid millions in tax by shifting profits from other countries to low-tax Luxembourg

Ed Miliband has claimed that one million people have gone missing from the electoral register

Government hits back at Labour claim that one million people missing from electoral register

The Conservatives and Liberal Democrats rejected Labour’s criticism that the switch from household to individual registration has been rushed

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