Archive of April 2008

London is getting greener under Ken

Ken wins green laurels

Incumbent Labour candidate Ken Livingstone is the "greenest" of the three main candidates for the London mayoral election, according to Friends of the Earth.

  • Conservatives on poll roll

    Tory lead doubles in April

    A ComRes poll published today shows the Conservative lead has doubled in the past month to 14 per cent.

  • The strike has not resulted in major disruption

    Hutton heads to Grangemouth

    Business secretary John Hutton is in Scotland today to encourage fresh talks as workers at the Grangemouth oil refinery return to work.

  • Local elections present a big challenge for Gordon Brown

    Unsteady Brown enters election week

    Gordon Brown is beginning four days of campaigning ahead of Thursday's local elections, in an effort to reverse the political momentum against him.

  • Concerns growing about UK electoral system

    Electoral reform 'pressing'

    "Root-and-branch" reform of Britain's electoral system is needed because of increasingly frequent instances of electoral fraud, a report says.

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