Nigel Morris

Nigel Morris is Deputy Political Editor at The Independent.

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Asked by the Sunday Times if the Tories would find the full £30bn, Mr Hunt replied: “Yes. We’ve demonstrated that we’re as good as our word.

Jeremy Hunt promises Tories will boost NHS spending by £8bn over next five years

Jeremy Hunt’s intervention appeared designed to scupper Labour attempts to seize the initiative over health in early skirmishes in the election campaign

Labour's Diane Abbott condemns party's anti-immigration mug as 'shameful'

Diane Abbott, a former leadership contender, condemned as 'shameful' the mug, which carries the slogan 'controls on immigration'

Miliband’s success means that expectations will be higher when he appears in the seven-way televised debate

General Election TV debate: Miliband gets a head start for the seven-way debate

Labour drew comfort from survey findings that two-thirds of undecided voters believed the Labour leader had the better of the exchanges

Paxman was on fine form during the debate

General Election TV debate: The real winner? Jeremy Paxman

Sky News' Kay Burley however faced a backlash over her handling of the section of the debate where the leaders faced questions from a studio audience

Prime Minister David Cameron is interview by Jeremy Paxman

General Election TV debate: Two polls show Cameron narrowly beat Miliband

Their findings flew in the face of the consensus on Twitter and the verdict of most commentators, including those with Tory sympathies

Miliband boards his General Election battle bus for the first time

General Election 2015: Miliband promises to cap profits from private health care providers

A Labour government would prevent companies from cherry-picking the most lucrative patient care contracts, Miliband said

Gordon Brown was Prime Minister between 2007 and 2010

Gordon Brown: 'English votes for English laws' will undermine the UK

Former Prime Minister delivers final Commons speech

Left to right: Amira Abase, Kadiza Sultana and Shamima Begum waught on CCTV at Gatwick airport on their way to Syrica via Turkey last month

Schools and police failing to warn parents of children at risk of travelling to join Isis, say MPs

They call for a drive to win the “hearts and minds” of susceptible teenagers

David Cameron during Wednesday afternoon's PMQs

Cameron: Labour 'has secret jobs tax plan'

Skirmishes over Tories’ promise not to raise VAT in last PMQs before May

A third of charities dipped into their reserves last year to cover an income shortfall, according to a survey of voluntary sector chief executives

15 per cent of charities are 'struggling to survive'

78 per cent said pressure on their services grew last year

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Floating voters

How living on a houseboat meant I didn't officially 'exist'
Louis Theroux's affable Englishman routine begins to wear thin

By Reason of Insanity

Louis Theroux's affable Englishman routine begins to wear thin
Power dressing is back – but no shoulderpads!

Power dressing is back

But banish all thoughts of Eighties shoulderpads
Spanish stone-age cave paintings 'under threat' after being re-opened to the public

Spanish stone-age cave paintings in Altamira 'under threat'

Caves were re-opened to the public
'I was the bookies’ favourite to be first to leave the Cabinet'

Vince Cable interview

'I was the bookies’ favourite to be first to leave the Cabinet'
Election 2015: How many of the Government's coalition agreement promises have been kept?

Promises, promises

But how many coalition agreement pledges have been kept?
The Gaza fisherman who built his own reef - and was shot dead there by an Israeli gunboat

The death of a Gaza fisherman

He built his own reef, and was fatally shot there by an Israeli gunboat
Saudi Arabia's airstrikes in Yemen are fuelling the Gulf's fire

Saudi airstrikes are fuelling the Gulf's fire

Arab intervention in Yemen risks entrenching Sunni-Shia divide and handing a victory to Isis, says Patrick Cockburn
Zayn Malik's departure from One Direction shows the perils of fame in the age of social media

The only direction Zayn could go

We wince at the anguish of One Direction's fans, but Malik's departure shows the perils of fame in the age of social media
Young Magician of the Year 2015: Meet the schoolgirl from Newcastle who has her heart set on being the competition's first female winner

Spells like teen spirit

A 16-year-old from Newcastle has set her heart on being the first female to win Young Magician of the Year. Jonathan Owen meets her
Jonathan Anderson: If fashion is a cycle, this young man knows just how to ride it

If fashion is a cycle, this young man knows just how to ride it

British designer Jonathan Anderson is putting his stamp on venerable house Loewe
Number plates scheme could provide a licence to offend in the land of the free

Licence to offend in the land of the free

Cash-strapped states have hit on a way of making money out of drivers that may be in collision with the First Amendment, says Rupert Cornwell
From farm to fork: Meet the Cornish fishermen, vegetable-growers and butchers causing a stir in London's top restaurants

From farm to fork in Cornwall

One man is bringing together Cornwall's most accomplished growers, fishermen and butchers with London's best chefs to put the finest, freshest produce on the plates of some of the country’s best restaurants
Robert Parker interview: The world's top wine critic on tasting 10,000 bottles a year, absurd drinking notes and New World wannabes

Robert Parker interview

The world's top wine critic on tasting 10,000 bottles a year, absurd drinking notes and New World wannabes
Don't believe the stereotype - or should you?

Don't believe the stereotype - or should you?

We exaggerate regional traits and turn them into jokes - and those on the receiving end are in on it too, says DJ Taylor