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Labour and SNP 'close to post-election deal'

Ed Miliband and Nicola Sturgeon are "at the altar, and preparing to sign the register" on a post-election deal, according to Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson.

Sturgeon made the Labour leader an offer to join forces to help him become Prime Minister during the TV debates.

But David Cameron has warned there would be more borrowing and higher taxes if Miliband goes ahead with the deal.

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Lib Dems: Key issue is who will form coalition

Danny Alexander has said there not enough answers on who would form a coalition during tonight's debate.

The truth is that neither Ed Miliband or David Cameron are going to win an outright majority. So the key issue is who's going to be working with them?

On the evidence of tonight people will need to have the Liberal Democrats there otherwise this country's going to be in for a hell of a ride after the election.

– Danny Alexander

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