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Election 2015 poll tracker - BBC News

See how the main parties have fared over time with our Election 2015 poll tracker
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Voting age 'should be extended'

Voting age 'should be extended' | UK Politics | Scoop.it
Voting in all elections should be extended to include 16 and 17-year-olds, following the independence referendum, a study suggests.
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A key topic for Unit 1 Democracy

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Ed Miliband admits he forgot key section of Labour conference speech

Ed Miliband admits he forgot key section of Labour conference speech | UK Politics | Scoop.it
Opposition leader fails to deliver passages on deficit and immigration but insists he talked clearly about Labour’s plans
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A silly error or a major mistake?

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After the referendum, the reckoning: why Cameron should fear for his future

After the referendum, the reckoning: why Cameron should fear for his future | UK Politics | Scoop.it
Gaby Hinsliff: The mishandled no campaign in Scotland has left many questioning if Cameron can win the crunch battles ahead
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Interesting reading for out lecture tonight re government policy being made on the hoof!

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Scotland’s referendum count: When to expect what - FT.com

Scotland’s referendum count: When to expect what - FT.com | UK Politics | Scoop.it
Counting in Scotland’s independence referendum will take place on Thursday night, with results from each of the 32 council areas being declared in the early hours of Friday morning. More than 4m people have registered to vote in the referendum, and
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Set your alarms early on Friday!

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Clegg backs English devolution plan

Clegg backs English devolution plan | UK Politics | Scoop.it
Nick Clegg is to launch an IPPR think-tank report calling for a 'radical' devolution of power to the English "city regions".
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Don't forget what this Scottish vote will do for English Politics

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Yes vote would leave Scotland vulnerable, says Cameron - FT.com

David Cameron warned Scots they would be more vulnerable in a “dangerous and insecure world” if they vote for independence this month, as No campaigners scrambled to try to halt a swell of support for a Yes vote. Mr Cameron’s warnings came as Gordon
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You need to register for free access to the FT to read this - it will help with your research on Scotland

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Leaders in Commons row on TV debates

Leaders in Commons row on TV debates | UK Politics | Scoop.it
David Cameron and Ed Miliband accuse each other of "running scared" over election TV debates, in clashes at Prime Minister's Questions.
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Are TV debates essential for democracy?

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Ukip wins first parliamentary seat with former Tory MP Douglas Carswell

Ukip wins first parliamentary seat with former Tory MP Douglas Carswell | UK Politics | Scoop.it
Farage says his party can now reach into both Labour and Tory heartlands after electoral breakthrough in Clacton
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Ed Miliband’s speech – 10 things we learned

Ed Miliband’s speech – 10 things we learned | UK Politics | Scoop.it
The Labour leader feels he is facing a job interview with the British people. These are the areas he will base his campaign on
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How the No side won

How the No side won | UK Politics | Scoop.it
Scotland has voted No to independence in a referendum, meaning its 300-year old union with the UK will continue. So how did the No campaign win?
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Excellent analysis

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Scottish referendum too close to call, says ICM poll

Scottish referendum too close to call, says ICM poll | UK Politics | Scoop.it
Guardian/ICM poll finds support for no campaign on 51% and yes on 49% with less than a week to go, but 17% of voters say they have yet to make up their mind
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Scottish independence: No camp sends for Brown as poll shows tie

Scottish independence: No camp sends for Brown as poll shows tie | UK Politics | Scoop.it
Former prime minister outlines plan for greater devolution for Scotland as poll confirms surge in support for independence
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Lib Dems seek PR in local elections - FT.com

Lib Dems seek PR in local elections - FT.com | UK Politics | Scoop.it
The Liberal Democrats will seek an end to first-past-the-post voting in local elections as a condition for forming a future coalition as the party seeks a second stab at electoral reform. The policy will be in the party’s draft manifesto alongside a
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Lib Dems could be the "potential kingmaker" at the next election - interesting insight.  You will need to register for free online access to read this.

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