Shadow Health Secretary Andrew Lansley today promised to make the NHS respond directly to the needs of patients by increasing their control over when and where they are treated.
Conservative leader Michael Howard has pledged to rebuild the public's faith in politicians by setting out a clear timetable that a Conservative government would follow and by keeping his promises.
The UK Independence Party's (UKIP) major financial backer has confirmed that he will not be funding the party at the next general election.
Peter Mandelson, former Cabinet Minister and close confidant of Tony Blair's, has told the European Parliament that he has "moved on" from any active involvement in UK politics.
A shake-up of the ministerial positions in the Scottish Executive has seen Malcolm Chisholm demoted from Health Minister to Communities Minister.
The Conservatives would fund 600,000 extra school places to allow the best schools to expand and new ones to start up, Shadow Education Secretary Tim Collins said today.
The Department of Constitutional Affairs has announced that magistrate courts will be able to access credit files to enable them to track down offenders who have defaulted on court penalties.
The Conservatives would abolish the Government's children and family advisory service and establish the "presumption" that parents have an equal role in bringing up their children, Theresa May said today.
The Prime Minister will today fly out to Ethiopia for the second meeting of the Commission for Africa.
The Conservative Party's co-chairman has used his conference speech to claim that Labour is on track to lose the next general election.