The six items shown below have been tagged "politics".

Series 83 Show 02

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About five hundred and fifty flood defence staff are threatened with redundancy. Chris Smith hopes that with an election around the corner, the views of floating voters might well force a change of heart. G2 Guardian

Series 85 Show 05

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Several cabinet ministers and MPs are expected in the Rochester and Strood seat in the next three days in an attempt to prevent the second embarrassing defeat to UKIP. Douglas Carswell became the second elected UKIP MP last month when he won the Clacton by-election, after defecating from the Tories. online Daily Mail

Series 87 Show 01

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There are just a few dozen hours before the BBC Election 2015 programme goes on air and a sixty year old tool swings into action. News website BBC

Series 88 Show 06

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The government appointed body reviewing The Freedom of Information Act has held its first official briefing. "Our aim is to be as open as possible", said an anonymous source. Guardian

Series 87 Show 05

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Despite not having the favour of Ed Miliband Mary Cray has done well, even in unglamorous briefs. New Statesman

Series 39 Show 10

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The upmarket restaurant in Thame formerly known as Thatcher's has been renamed The Old Trout South Bucks Cyclists' Touring Club magazine