Nigel Morris

Nigel Morris is Deputy Political Editor at The Independent.

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The apparent spike in Labour support follows Ed Miliband’s pledge to scrap the “non-dom” tax status

General Election 2015: Boost for Labour after three opinion polls put them ahead of Tories

The surveys gave it leads of six, four and three points

Kim Rose has been reported to police over allegations of 'treating' after handing out sausage rolls

General Election: Ukip candidate faces police investigation after handing out sausage rolls to potential voters

'We laid on teas, coffees, sandwiches and some sausage rolls - now I’ve been reported for allegations of treating'

The party would also introduce legislation requiring all Chief Constables to provide neighbourhood policing

General Election 2015: Over 10,000 police jobs would be protected from cuts, Labour says

The party claims that Conservative spending cuts could lead to the loss of between 15,000 and 20,000 police officer posts in England and Wales by 2020

Lord Ashcroft is the biggest single donor in Conservative Party history, and is credited with putting them in power in 2010

General Election 2015: Tories accused of opposing to abolish non-dom tax statuses because of donors who gain from system

Labour’s pledge to abolish tax status favoured by the super-rich provoked the most bitter exchanges yet in this election campaign

Twenty out of 27 police forces said that 999 response times had gone up

Crime victims waiting up to 50% longer for 999 calls to be answered

The average wait for a response to a 999 call in England and Wales increased by 17 per cent between 2011 and 2014

Ed Miliband believes it fair that the estimated 116,000 non-doms in the UK should face the same tax demands as less wealthy fellow citizens

General Election 2015: British residents who do not pay tax on overseas earnings will be stripped of 'non-dom' status, says Miliband

Miliband will argue that it is only just for the estimated 116,000 non-doms in the UK to face the same tax demands as less wealthy fellow citizens

“More people are stuck in hospital now because the number living with chronic conditions is growing at a dramatic rate. This is imposing extraordinary pressure,” Norman Lamb said.

Lib Dems announce plans for £2.5bn boost to social care spending

Health minister Norman Lamb said that the cash could have a major impact in preventing the elderly from unnecessarily ending up in hospital

Nigel Farage described David Cameron as “somebody we can sit down with and talk to”

General Election 2015: Tories under pressure to spell out whether they could strike a deal with Ukip in a hung parliament

Both Mr Cameron and Chancellor George Osborne refused to rule out co-operating with Ukip

Nigel Farage leaves the BBC's New Broadcasting House following a radio interview in London on 2 April, 2015

Nigel Farage warns a cap on migrants coming to Britain 'impossible', despite advocating it

He also insisted he would be prepared to sacrifice economic growth as the price for tougher border controls

Julie Etchingham prepares to take charge of the debate in which the seven party leaders will do battle

General Election 2015: Miliband gets his only chance to cross swords with Cameron on TV at the Leaders' debate

The Labour leader knows it offers him another crucial opportunity to persuade the public that he is a prime minister in waiting

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