It can be confusing who to vote for as the General Election draws closer.

So we've put together this simple guide - round up all the main parties' policies - to help you make your choice:

Conservative Party

Housing: All housing association tenants would be included in Right to Buy and would replace each property sold with more affordable housing through councils buying cheaper properties or building on brownfield sites.

Education and childcare: 30 hours of free childcare a week made available to working parents and all childcare would be tax free.

Tax and money: Inheritance tax abolished on estates worth under £1m with threshold increased to £1m per couple, income tax allowance would increase to £12,500, benefit cap reduced to £23,000 per household, no increases on VAT, national insurance or income tax rates.

Elderly: Increase basic state pension by 2.5% and cap cost of residential care.

Jobs: Create 3m new apprenticeships, increase minimum wage,

NHS: Additional £8bn made available to NHS, provide seven-day access to GPs.

Hunting: Free vote on repeal of hunting ban to "protect hunting, shooting and fishing".

Electoral reform: Redraw constituency boundaries cutting number of MPs to 600.

Labour Party

Welfare and living standards: Freeze energy bills until 2017. raise minimum wage to £8 an hour, stop Winter Fuel payments to top 5% of pensioners, cap Child Benefit for two years, freeze rail fares for a year and abolish Bedroom tax.

Jobs: Ban zero hour contracts, right to regular contract for those who work regular hours more than 12 weeks, Compulsory Jobs Guarantee to ensure paid starter job for young people unemployed for over a year, apprenticeship for every school leaver who gets grades, every firm with major government contract to offer apprenticeships, large companies must publish gender pay gap.

Tax: Increase top rate of tax for those earning over £150,000 a year, Mansion Tax on properties worth more than £2m, tougher penalties for those abusing tax system, cut and freeze Corporation Tax for largest firms, abolish non-dom status.

Education and childcare: Cut tuition fees from £9,000 to £6,000, guarantee all state school teachers are qualified, introduce new gold-standard technical baccalaureate for 16 to 18-year-olds, protect education budget, cap class sizes for five, six and seven-year-olds, ensure all young people study English and maths to 18. Extend free childcare, ensure primary school guarantee wraparound childcare from8am-6pm, double paternity leave from two to four weeks and increase pay.

NHS: Recruit 8,000 more GPs, 20,000 more nurses and 3,000 more midwives, guarantee GP appointments within 48 hours and cancer tests within week, give mental health same priority as physical health, repeal Government's privatisation plans, en time-limited social care visits and recruit 5,000 new home-care workers.

Housing: Ensure at least 20,000 new homes a year built by 2020 and provide security for renters by guaranteeing three-year tenancies with ceiling on excessive rent rises.

Immigration: Ensure migrants not able to claim benefits unless they've lived in UK for two years and make it illegal for employers to undercut wages by exploiting workers.

Law & order, defence and international affairs: Protect neighbourhood policing by safeguarding 10,000 frontline police officers for three years. Conduct strategic defence and security review, return Britain to leadership role in Europe but reform UK, no powers transfer to Brussels without referendum, outlaw discrimination against and abuse of members of Armed Forces, push for global targets to tackle inequality and promote human rights, appoint international LGBT Rights Envoy and Global Envoy for Religious Freedom.

Devolution and Westminster reform: Set up people-led Constitutional Convention to determine future of governance, pass English Devolution Act, give new powers for communities to shape high streets, devolve further powers to Scotland and Wales. Replace House of Lords with Senate of the Nations and Regions, give 16 and 17-year-olds the vote, create statutory register of lobbyists, ban MPs from holding paid directorships and consultancies, implement recommendations o Leveson Inquiry.

Liberal Democrats

Education: Invest £.25bn in education from the early ages to 19, let schools hire more teachers, give more one-to-one tuition and make sure all 11-year-olds can read well, as well as introducing 20 hours' free childcare a week.

NHS: £8bn for NHS and invest in care in people's own homes and communities, make it easier to discharge people after a hospital stay to relieve pressure on beds.

Tax and money: Change income tax threshold to £12,500, tax on people with homes worth £2m banded so those with £10m pay more than those with £3m homes, and plan to balance budget by 2018.

Transport: Electrify majority of UK rail network, restore twin-track lines to major routes and proceed with HS2 and complete rail link from Oxford to Cambridge. Introduce new young person's discount card for those aged 16-21 for discounted bus travel.

Environment: Allow fracking but force 50% taxes on firms to pay for energy-efficient and low-carbon technology, introduce new eco laws including planting tree for every child born and to protect bumblebee needs, and encourage more people to have water meters.

EU: Remain committed member of EU.

Welfare: Keep workfare programme, benefits rise cap and universal credit but review hated sanctions system.

Elderly: Withdraw eligibility for Winter Fuel Payment and free TV licenses from pensioners who pay tax at higher rate (40%) but would retain free bus pass and pensions 'triple lock'.


EU: Hold In/Out referendum on EU membership as soon as possible.

Immigration: Stop all unskilled migration into UK for five years and apply Australian-style points based system to those applying to move to Britain and limit number of skilled migrants allowed to settle here to 50,000 a year.

NHS: End the use of PFI contracts in NHS, invest extra £3bn a year, provide 8,000 more GPs, 20,000 more nurses, 3,000 more midwives and only migrants who have paid tax for five years can access non-urgent services for free - visitors and other migrants must have private health insurance.

Tax: Introduce three-tier tax system of basic (20%), middle (30%) and top (40%), abolish inheritance tax, raise personal tax allowance to £13,000 a year, and scrap 'Barnett Formula' which calculates how much money is allocated to Scotland.

Defence and services: Spend at least 2% of UK's Gross Domestic Produce on defence, build dedicated military hospital, hostels and homes-to-rent for ex-military personnel and guarantee jobs for servicemen and women in police, border force or prisons, and abolish income tax on wages earned by soldiers on active duty.

Parliamentary reform: Introduce English Votes for English Laws, scrap postal votes, introduce 'The Citizens' Initiative' and abolish Department for Energy & Climate Change, Department for International Development, and Department for Culture, Media & Sport.

Education: Return grammar schools, abolish SATs for seven-year-olds, no sex education in primary schools, and no tuition fees for students studying degrees in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine providing they work in that field and pay tax in UK for five years.

International development: Axe Deprtment for International Development and replace with Minister for Overseas Development in Foreign Office, cut foreign aid from 0.7% to 0.2%.

Transport: Axe HS2, reopen Manston Airport in Kent, introduce levy for foreign HGVs using Britain's roads, and make classic/historic cars over 25-years-old exempt from Vehicle Excise Duty.

Elderly: Merge health and social car under management of NHS, invest extra £1.2bn every year into social care, money from fracking ring-fenced to fund social care for elderly, and protect freebies for pensioners (eg bus passes, TV licenses etc).

Housing: Home owners who leave properties unattended for more than two years to pay 50% more council tax, incentives and grants for brownfield developments and migrants must live and pay tax in UK for at least five years before being eligible for social housing.

Green Party

Environment: Phase out fossil-fuel-based generation and nuclear power as well as ban fracking operations, invest in renewable generation, insulate homes, and ensure all public buildings have solar panels.

Living standards: Increase minimum wage to £10 per hour by 2020, end zero hour contracts, end exploitation of interns and raise age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 14.

NHS and health: End privatisation in health sector, increase NHS budget by £12bn a year, provide free dentistry, chiropody and prescriptions, increase alcohol and tobacco taxes, increase taxes on unhealthy foods, make organ donation mandatory unless relatives say otherwise, legalise assisted suicide, and give mental health cam more importance.

Tax and welfare: Add 2% 'wealth tax' on top of 1% and introduce 'Robin Hood tax' on financial transactions in the city, as well as increasing top rate of income tax to 60%, increasing corporation tax for medium and large firms from 20% to 30%, and reintroduce fuel duty escalator.

Immigration: Keep EU freedom of movement laws, abolish policy requiring British citizen to have minimum income for partner can live in UK, no restrictions on foreign students, free English or Welsh lessons to all migrants, work towards amnesty for illegal immigrants who have been here for at least three years.

Education: Let teachers teach in properly funded democratically controlled school, abolish SATs, free early education and childcare, raise age children start school to seven, abolish grammar and private schools, no faith schools, free lunches made with local non-GM food, reintroduce Educational Maintenance Allowance, end tuition fees and cancel student debt.

EU: Have referendum but keep Britain in EU.

Animals: Ban all hunting for sport or pleasure, ban whip in horse racing, review greyhound racing, ban animals in circuses, ban cages for hens and rabbits, and zero-grazing units for dairy cows, ban production and sale of foie gras, ban import of exotic pets, end keeping of primates as pets, stop non-medical experiments on animals and military training.

International development: Fight to write off international debt, increase overseas budget from 0.7% to 1% and help pay back UK's 'climate debt'.

Transport: Renationalise railways, no new runways at Heathrow or Gatwick, cancel HS2, free local transport passes for young and students, reduce drink-drive limit.

Defence: Cancel Trident, ban 'killer robots', and no more selling of arms of military equipment to undemocratic regimes or those with poor human rights records.

Housing: Abolish Help To Buy scheme, create 50,000 more homes for social renting, end Right To Buy at discounted prices, abolish Bedroom Tax, introduce rent controls which cap private landlords, investigate bringing rents in line with local incomes, abolish landlord tax deductions, and increase Housing Benefit.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex and Queer: Apologise to and pardon all 50,000-100,000 men convicted of consenting adult same-sex relations under anti-gay laws that have now been repealed and provide mandatory HIV, sex and relationship education in all schools.

To find which constituency you are, use our 'Find My Seat' gadget, and if you're still not sure who to vote for, why not try our 'Which party are you?' quiz.

For everything you need to know about voting in west London, here's our election guide.