Popularity of Miliband and Clegg falls to lowest levels recorded by ICM poll Labour leader’s satisfaction rating slips from -25 to -39 and deputy prime minister’s falls 16 points to -37 from May to June.
Half of Labour candidates in marginal seats are Westminster insiders Research finds Labour and Lib Dem are choosing more candidates from political classes than Conservatives.
Lib Dems pledge to protect education spending ‘from cradle to college’ Nick Clegg unveils Lib Dem manifesto pledge to ringfence education budgets for early years and older teenagers.
Nick Clegg pledges to rein in free schools after next election In a departure from coalition policy, the Lib Dems say they will describe a “core curriculum” and ban unqualified teachers.
Lib Dems want a new rule to cut debt as Nick Clegg outlines fiscal thinking Nick Clegg distances Lib Dems from Tory approach, pushing for leeway in borrowing for projects that enhance economic growth.
Nick Clegg: we won’t join a new coalition at any cost Lib Dem leader plans to rally the troops amid new row as Michael Gove claims credit for the pupil premium.
Lib Dems must accept Cable plot denial and move on says Lord Ashdown Peer says party needs to start campaigning for the next election, and anything else is a ‘dangerous distraction’.
Lib Dem grandees call for Rennard’s return to party Rennard still denies sexual harassment but has said he is sorry if he encroached on accusers’ personal space.
Lib Dem chaos as Vince Cable denies anti-Clegg plot Business secretary admits he knew of polls suggesting he should be leader, after close ally Lord Oakeshott resigned.
Lord Oakeshott quits Lib Dems saying they are heading for disaster Peer criticises Nick Clegg for leading party with no principles and says Vince Cable knew of controversial private polls.