Archive of 6 February 2013
The Eastleigh by-election will take place on February 28th, kicking off what is set to be a bitter three-week campaign in Hampshire.
The odds on David Cameron stepping down as Tory leader before the next election were shortened last night, after more Tory MPs voted against his flagship bill on gay marriage than supported it.
Ministers will have to vote down plans to implement Lord Justice Leveson's recommendations when they arrive in the Commons, after the coalition suffered its 63rd defeat in the Lords since 2010.
All dogs will have to be compulsorily microchipped under new regulations being announced today.
Nurses will be paid by the care and compassion they show towards patients, not just how long they have spent in a hospital, according to the prime minister.