Jane Merrick

Jane Merrick is Political Editor of The Independent on Sunday.

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A protest against tuition fees in London last November

Labour demands pledge that Coalition will not raise tuition fees beyond £9,000

Ed Miliband calls on David Cameron and Nick Clegg not to raise costs

This is not the first time Jeremy Clarkson has courted controversy

Come on, Scousers – all this outrage at Clarkson is way over the top

I am no fan of his, but he has not offended the city of Liverpool

Vince Cable, left, is more popular with the Lib Dem grassroots than Danny Alexander

Vince the saviour: Revealing emails about the Lib Dems

By far and away, Cable is the most popular figure in the party among traditional supporters and the wider public

Angela Eagle says she has some radical ideas on how to reform the Commons, if Labour is elected

Angela Eagle: The woman who won't calm down

Famously slapped down by David Cameron, the shadow leader of the Commons is proving to be a tenacious fighter for Labour

While the Tories are courting older voters, Labour have identified two distinct groups in particular that are over-represented in the 106 seats it is targeting

Election 2015 analysis: Pick your tribe and watch the parties tussle for your vote

Forget Pebbledash People. Until 7 May the leaders must woo the Harassed Hipsters and Neo-Greens

If I were Prime Minister: I would make a Teach First equivalent for care for the elderly

Our series in the run-up to the General Election – 100 days, 100 contributors, but no politicians – continues with the Political Editor of the Independent on Sunday

Princess Elsa from 'Frozen'

Little girls dressing up like Elsa from Frozen are the future of feminism

Girls are told all the time that there are some things they cannot do

It’s no use Ed Miliband saying he can’t recall saying ‘weaponise’, he needs to show a killer instinct (PA)

Labour needs an angry leader: it's time for Ed Miliband to go to war

He has been ruthless before, as his brother knows

Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg (Getty)

MP Jacob Rees-Mogg tells Tory activists he is 'not proud' of gay marriage law

A Conservative MP has caused fury after saying that he is “not proud” his government introduced same-sex marriage.

The Conservative and Labour battle buses parked outside the Sky News studios before the second televised debate during the last election campaign in 2010 (Getty)

Election 2015: Harriet Harman revives the battle bus – but this time the target is female voters

Senior women in all three parties were unhappy that the nature of the last campaign in 2010 was male-dominated

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