With the 2015 general election drawing ever closer, here's a snapshot of the election manifestos from the major parties
Grant 1.3 million housing association tenants the right to buy their homes with generous discounts.
£8bn investment in the NHS over next five years.
A referendum on EU membership
500 new free schools and a University Technical College for every city.
Plans for a £1 billion Brownfield Regeneration Fund to build 400,000 new homes on previously-developed land
Personal tax threshold raised to £12,500.
30 hours of free childcare a week.
Rail fares frozen for five years.
A promise to cut the deficit every year and to run a surplus "as soon as possible" in next parliament.
Accelerating increases in the minimum wage to reach more than £8-an-hour by October 2019.
Freezing rail fares for one year and introducing new legal rights for passengers.
The introduction of a new "wraparound" childcare service for working parents.
No rise in the basic or higher rate of income tax, National Insurance or VAT.
Tax credits for working families to rise in line with inflation.
Abolition of "non-dom" tax status.
Cutting university tuition fees from £9,000 to £6,000 a year.
An extra £2.5 billion for England's education budget - guarantee education funding from nursery to 19 years old.
Investing £8 billion in the NHS in England with extra funding for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Balancing the budget fairly and investing to build a high-skill, low-carbon economy.
A promise to cut people's taxes by an additional £400 a year by raising the Personal Allowance to £12,000.
A pledge to protect nature and fight climate change with five green laws.
Cut council tax for green homes by at least £100 a year for 10 years.
£500 a year "to transform" meantal health care with waiting time standards.
A new supplementary Corporation Tax on the banking sector.
Increase NHS spending by up to £3bn a year and scrap hospital parking charges.
£32bn of savings, funded by cutting foreign aid, scrapping HS2, cutting EU contributions and revisiting the Barnett Formula.
In/out referendum on EU membership.
Five-year ban on unskilled migrants coming in to the UK. A points-based system for other migrants.
Science, technology, engineering, mathematics or medicine graduates would not have to repay their tuition fees if they work in their area, and pay tax in the UK for five years after graduating.
Waive stamp duty on new homes worth up to £250,000 built on brownfield sites.
No tax on the minimum wage up to £13,000.
Remove inheritance tax and scrap the 'bedroom tax'.
A £45bn pledge to end 'cold homes' crisis.
Cut UK borrowing to £21bn by 2019.
A 'citizen's pension' to stop poverty in old age.
Increase living wage to £10 an hour by 2020.
Protection of the NHS by ending funding for private firms involved in the health service.
Focus on tackling climate change by cutting carbon emissions while tackling fuel poverty.
Bring railways back into public hands.
Investment in renewable energy and conservation to create one million jobs in the public sector - 400,000 in the NHS and social care.
Back the restoration of the 50p top income tax rate for those earning over £150,000
Vote to increase the minimum wage to £8.70 by 2020
Support tough action to end 'exploitative' zero-hours contracts
Propose a spending increase of 0.5 per cent a year to enable £140b extra investment in the economy and public services
MPs to vote against any further privatisation of the NHS in England, promising £9.5bn for NHS "across whole of UK" and back moves to retore it to a fully public service
Abolishen of the so-called Bedroom Tax and protect winter fuel allowance
Back plans for an annual UK target of 100,000 affordable homes
Support a UK wide mansion tax