GE24: A view from Scotland

Photo taken by Dougie Macdonald

Scotland fell out of love with Labour for a decade in 2015. Now, after 18 years of SNP rule, might it be the SNP’s turn for a beating from the electorate? Might this be the election when the independence debate is put to bed for a generation?

The elections (so far) of 2024 – a summary

2024, dubbed a ‘super election year’ will see more than 60 countries with a combined population of two billion people will cast ballots in presidential and parliamentary elections. What has happened so far across the world?

GE24: Which party goes further on its net zero ambitions?

Air pollution by brick factory in Mahalaxmi Municipality Ward no. 4, Lalitpur, Nepal.

Both the Conservatives and Labour recognise that the issue of the environment and sustainability is now a driving issue for many millions of voters in ways it has never previously been. How can they square their fiscal agendas with this groundswell of support for ‘greening’ the economy?

GE24: What does the future hold for housing?

The manifestos have landed – and housing plays a crucial pillar supporting the parties’ plans for the future. They also offer glimpses into the how the YIMBY movement may grow.

A return to (Re)form

Leader of the Brexit Party Nigel Farage speaking with supporters at a "Liberty for Trump" event at the Graduate Hotel in Tempe, Arizona.

Nigel Farage is back and his promise to “change British politics for good” has never been more within reach as he climbs ever closer to polling even with the Conservatives.

Which party ‘owns’ the economy?

The Conservative Party has long been regarded as the party of fiscal responsibility – but the public now disagrees. Is it Labour’s issue now?