YouGov/Sun poll tonight – Tories back in front with one point lead: CON 34%, LAB 33%, LD 7%, UKIP 14%, GRN 6%
– Scrap jail sentences of under one year, says Lib Dem justice minister: Move would mean 60,000 fewer criminals would be locked up every year.
– The truth about East European migration: One in 30 Latvians are living in Britain, one in 60 Poles are also over here – and statistics don’t even show latest influx.
– Farage slaps down Ukip candidate in storm over repatriation: Leader insists lawful migrants will be allowed to stay following comments by by-election candidate.
– ROCHESTER: Rochester and Strood by-election.
– OTTAWA: Defence Secretary at International Security Forum.
– FRANKFURT: Europe Minister David Lidington speech to the European Banking Conference.
– 0930: Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) releases its gross mortgage lending figures for October.
– 0930 LONDON: Retail sales figures for October are published by the Office for National Statistics.
– 1030 LONDON: David Cameron at Liaison Committee.
– 1230 EDINBURGH: First Minister’s Questions. Nicola Sturgeon will answer questions from MSPs at Holyrood for the first time as First Minister.
– 1900 LONDON: Candle-lit vigil by Unite union for NHS.
– 2200 ROCHESTER: Rochester and Strood by-election. Polls close 2200. Result expected around 0330 on Friday.