Archive of 6 February 2010
The news just keeps getting worse for the Conservatives, with a consolidation of their reduced poll lead, and some surveys putting David Cameron just seven points ahead.
Audio: Councillors on expenses scandal
Despite the thousands of column inches and the hours of broadcast coverage, the expenses scandal's impact on grassroots politics remains questionable.
Labour campaigners hope pointing to 'Tory cuts' in Conservative-run local authorities will help their defence of key marginal seats. The tactic may not be as straightforward as they think.