This Thursday, on 2 May, people across the country will have the chance to go to the polls. But who are they voting for and why does it matter?
As polling day approaches for the 2013 local elections in 34 councils across England and Wales, politicians have been ramping up their campaigning in the hope of catching voters' eyes.
Update: Since this piece was published, the head of the UK Statistics Authority, Andrew Dilnot has written to the Work and Pensions Secretary about his use of the benefit cap statistics.
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"Serious and repeat criminals should not expect to escape with a caution."
UPDATE, 9 April 2013
Today Sir Bruce Keogh, Medical Director of the NHS, admitted that he had acted on "inaccurate data" in suspending children's heart surgery at Leeds General Infirmary. Yesterday NHS England said that the unit would resume operations from Wednesday.
*The title of this piece is updated to include 'working'
Many media outlets this morning cover a former Archbishop of Canterbury criticising the Prime Minister over 'aggressive secularisation'.
On 1st April, the NHS will be "liberated".
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