Ed Miliband has said he wants half of Labour MPs to be women in the future and to achieve a 50-50 gender split on the party's front benches.
Almost half of young people in Britain are not engaged in politics, feel their voices are not being heard and do not believe politicians are addressing their needs, a new poll has found.
THE decision by Ukip to hold a rally in Glasgow a few days before Referendum Day has been seized on by the Yes camp as a political blow to their opponents.
THE Liberal Democrats have pledged to give fathers an extra four weeks' paternity leave under manifesto plans.
CLAIMS and counter- claims have swirled around Westminster that not only Conservative but also Labour MPs are considering defecting to Ukip after Tory backbencher Douglas Carswell jumped ship and joined the anti-EU party.
DAVID Cameron has declared that Russian President Vladimir Putin's claims to desire a peaceful solution to the crisis in Ukraine are "not credible" while tanks roll across the border.
A RAFT of key ministers could leave David Cameron's government following a Yes vote - to campaign for the best deal for an independent Scotland.
Further evidence of a surge in immigration to the UK from within the European Union (EU) has undermined the Government's bid to keep a lid on new arrivals to the country.
THE threat to John Bercow's position as Commons Speaker has been underlined with the suggestion from a senior Tory that his own party could seek to unseat him at the General Election.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage last night pledged to enlist an 'army' to fend off the Tories and Labour after he was selected to fight a Kent seat at the 2015 general election.
DAVID Cameron is coming under pressure from Jean-Claude Juncker, the incoming President of the European Commission, to change tack and nominate a woman as Britain's top representative in Brussels.
Boris Johnson has announced that he will seek to make a Commons comeback as MP for Uxbridge & South Ruislip at the general election.
PRESSURE is growing on House of Commons Speaker John Bercow to avoid a "terrible mess" in the forthcoming appointment of the elected chamber's most senior official.
ED Miliband has appointed Labour's first shadow minister for tackling violence against women and girls.
DAVID Cameron will today be accused by Labour of using shady money from secretive organisations in key Tory marginals in an attempt to buy the 2015 General Election.