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Sky News Politics Reporter. Assigned to follow UKIP for #GE2015.

Ask The Chancellors: How They Line Up

news.sky.com — As Ed Balls and George Osborne prepare to take questions, here is how the two political bruisers line up. :: George Osborne EDUCATION: Privately educated at St. Paul's School, London and then Magdalen College, Oxford where he studied modern history. FAMILY LIFE: Married to Lord Howell's daughter Frances. They have two children.

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Farage Poll Boost As UKIP Bids To Regain Ground

news.sky.com — It may well have been 'can you hear me at the back' in Washington for Nigel Farage - as he addressed a largely empty hall. But when he delivers his speech to UKIP's spring conference in Margate, Kent - the party's last national event before the election - it will be to a far larger audience of enthusiastic supporters.

UKIP Makes £3bn Extra NHS Funding Pledge

news.sky.com — UKIP has pledged £3bn of additional funding for the NHS and a clampdown on "health tourism" as it outlined its commitments to the health service ahead of the general election.

UKIP Make £3bn Extra NHS Funding Pledge

Prezza's Return: Labour's Fantasy Frontbench

news.sky.com — Lord Prescott's return to Labour's frontline is more about bringing in a big name to appeal to the "Lidl People" than it is about climate change. The Labour veteran may have been a prime mover on Kyoto but he also earned the soubriquet "Two Jags" and was once pilloried for using an official car to make the 230m journey from his hotel to the party conference.

Tax Avoidance Row: Miliband 'Not Backing Down'

news.sky.com — Ed Miliband will later promise not to "back down" in his campaign on tax avoidance, and accuse David Cameron of "turning a blind eye" to the benefit of the rich and powerful. The Labour leader will insist he would govern "without fear or favour" after a week of bitter political wrangling on the issue.

TV Debates: Leaders Could Be 'Empty Chaired'

news.sky.com — Broadcasters have suggested they would be prepared to "empty chair" leaders who decline to participate in the TV debates, as they revealed their latest proposals. Sky News, BBC, ITV and Channel 4 have also proposed holding the debates during the election campaign, on 2, 16 and 30 of April.

Cameron 'Relaxed' Over Publishing Tax Returns

news.sky.com — The Prime Minister has reiterated he remains 'relaxed' about publishing his tax returns, after the Chancellor appeared to rule out the move. When asked about it at a speech in Ipswich, he insisted that his stance, set out three years ago, had not changed. "I am very relaxed about publishing these things," David Cameron said.

Miliband Attacks 'Five Years Of Failure'

news.sky.com — Ed Miliband has launched an attack on the Conservatives' economic record, claiming there has been five years of denial, complacency and failure on living standards. Responding to the Prime Minister's call on British businesses to pass on the success of recent months in higher wages, the Labour leader said people across the country will have been "choking on their cornflakes".
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Mar 28, 2015

David Cameron in Manchester accuses Labour of being the party of two faces, of two jags and now the party of two kitchens.

Mar 28, 2015

Last year nearly 100 buildings over 200 metres tall were built—more than ever before. @TheEconomist #TweetFact

Mar 28, 2015

It would take 38mins to journey through centre of the earth to other side of the world - four minutes faster than thought. @BBCNewsMagazine

Mar 28, 2015

David Cameron vows 'truly seven-day-a-week' NHS. Full details of his speech later: news.sky.com/story/1454311/….

Mar 27, 2015

BREAK: @Unitepolitics has donated a further £1million to @UKLabour bringing total to £3.5million since December.

Mar 26, 2015

Pretty sure that's first time Cameron has admitted he DIDN'T speak to Stephen Green before appointing him Trade Minister. #BattleForNumber10

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