When you vote in a general election you vote for an MP (Member of Parliament) to represent your area. Most MPs are part of a political party, the party with the majority of MPs (325) wins the election and the leader of that party becomes Prime Minister. MPs are usually in a particular party because they have similar views to the party’s core beliefs, however their personal opinion may have one or two differences, to get a more accurate idea of what your Local MP stands for it is best to contact them directly. Find out more..
Got an issue you care about? Find out what the 5 main English parties think using our Policy Matrix.
This page gives you a brief summary of key promises from each political party in the 2015 election campaign.