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Campaigns seize on Scotland pledge

Both sides in the Scottish independence referendum debate seize on a pledge by the three main Westminster parties to devolve more powers.

UK inflation rate falls to 1.5%

Cheaper food and fuel prices helped to push down the UK consumer price inflation rate to 1.5% in August, official figures show.

Passport delay victims 'need refund'

Passport applicants who paid £30 extra to avoid missing travel because of processing delays should get refunds, MPs say.

PM hints at plan for English powers

David Cameron rules out an English Parliament but hints that English MPs could get the final say on England-only laws.

PCC resigns over child abuse scandal

South Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright resigns over the Rotherham child abuse scandal.

Heywood by-election candidates list

A list of candidates is confirmed for the Heywood and Middleton by-election, to be held on 9 October.

Red card for 'greenest' government

The government is failing to reduce air pollution, protect biodiversity and prevent flooding, a cross-party body of MPs says.

Tech firms want 'digital ministers'

An influential group of major technology firms is calling on the UK to appoint "digital ministers" in every government department.

Climate change remedies 'affordable'

A global commission says the extra costs of tackling climate change will be 'modest', but doing nothing could put the world economy at risk.

Hostage rescue options limited - UK

Britain cannot send special forces to rescue a UK hostage from Islamic State militants "because we don't know where he is", UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.

Ian Paisley tributes as funeral held

Politicians in Northern Ireland pay tribute in the assembly to Ian Paisley, on the day his funeral takes place.

Redwood leads English Parliament call

The House of Commons could double up as an English Parliament as part of a future devolution settlement, a Tory MP urges.

'No' campaigners hold London rally

Pro-union supporters and celebrity campaigners take part in a rally in London aimed at persuading Scotland's voters to reject independence.

Sinn Féin move 'motivated by arrest'

Promotion prospects are limited for any police officer who signs an arrest warrant for a Sinn Fein member, a Policing Board member claims.


A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.

Scots NHS 'faces £400m funding gap'

Confidential papers passed to the BBC suggest a radical cost-saving plan will be implemented in the Scottish NHS after the referendum.


BBC Democracy Live takes you on a tour of the Scottish Parliament.

Labour to 'address under-funding'

Labour will address "under-funding" of the Welsh government if it wins next year's general election, First Minister Carwyn Jones assures AMs.


A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.

State nurseries 'withering on vine'

Council nurseries are the highest-rated part of England's school system yet minsters are accused of neglecting them

Scottish question hits East Midlands

East Midlanders debate the question of Scottish independence at Nottingham's Speakers' Corner.

Political editors across England

Political analysis from around England

VIDEO: House of Commons

Tory MP John Baron asks an urgent question on the government's response to Islamic State.

Q&A: Beginner's guide to PM's speech

David Cameron delivers his long-awaited speech on the UK's relations with the EU. Here's an at-a-glance guide.

Links to UK political websites

Links to political parties and other useful websites covering UK politics.

Who's who: Cameron's cabinet

Here's a full list of who is doing what job in David Cameron's new cabinet

Ed Miliband's shadow cabinet

The details of Labour leader Ed Miliband's shadow cabinet following the recent reshuffle.

European Parliaments online

Links to other Parliamentary broadcasters

VIDEO: Strugglers 'more likely to vote yes'

Andrew Neil on the campaign with Yes Scotland in Hamilton, a traditional Labour seat visited by Nicola Sturgeon.

VIDEO: West on left-right politics of the arts

Actor Samuel West and ConservativeHome website editor Mark Wallace on the politics of the arts, and its funding. News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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