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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The seven leaders take each other on in their first and only live TV debate
The scheme will help under-40s get on the housing ladder

Starter Homes programme: 50,000 first-time buyers sign up in a month, says Cameron

The Prime Minister said: 'We’re going to build 200,000 new homes, 20 per cent cheaper than normal'

Paul Kenny, the leader of the GMB union

Two business leaders who signed letter supporting Tory economic strategy from companies that don't pay minimum wage

Paul Kenny, the GMB general secretary: 'The Tory list of shame has dramatically grown'

The Chancellor has ring-fenced science

General Election 2015: Tories under fire for celebrating backing of over 100 business figures while planning huge cuts in support for industry

Business groups expressed alarm that Osborne’s spending plans would mean a 40 per cent budget cuts in the Department for Business Innovation and Skills

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

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Robert Fisk untangles the countries and factions
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At the top of the game both creatively and commercially
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Lord O'Donnell's three principles of rule
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It's all bright on the night
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