Nigel Morris is Deputy Political Editor at The Independent.
01 January 2015 12:00 AM
Three-quarters of local authorities charge more than £100 for finding 25-hours-a-week place
Unhappy New Year for Cameron, Miliband and Clegg: They face most unpredictable general election in a generation
31 December 2014 08:00 PM
Our poll of polls sets scene for a turbulent run-up to 7 May
31 December 2014 04:15 PM
Former PM attempted to damp down furore over suggestion that party fighting on 'traditional left-wing' platform would lose
31 December 2014 09:17 AM
Sex-abuse campaigners reacted with dismay last night after Fiona Woolf was created a dame in the New Year Honours list despite the controversy that forced her to step down as head of the inquiry into historical abuse just two months ago.
31 December 2014 12:00 AM
Former PM casts doubt on the prospect of Labour leader taking party to victory at next year’s general election
30 December 2014 12:00 AM
Labour has blamed the increase on the failure of wages to keep up with rents
29 December 2014 10:00 PM
The Conservatives are divided over the PM's rigid 2017 deadline for an EU referendum
29 December 2014 06:16 PM
José Manuel Barroso said the PM is no longer Barack Obama's first port of call for advice on European matters
23 December 2014 12:39 AM
Families hit by a combination of soaring energy costs and the squeeze on benefits
22 December 2014 12:00 AM
The worst-off 10 per cent of families pay 47 per cent of their earnings in tax because they are disproportionately affected by flat-rate indirect taxes
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Nigel Farage promises Ukip will not 'stigmatise' would-be migrants – and says he wants 'everyone to speak the same language'
Ex-head of MI6: 'We shouldn't kid ourselves that Russia is on a path to democracy'
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests