02/05/2012 07:26 BST

Top Political Posters In British Politics (PICTURES)

As the local elections draw near, the parties have been upping the efforts on the campaign trail.

A major part of campaigning has always been the publicity battle, with the parties rolling out posters across the country to hammer home their message.

Ken Livingstone this week launched a new poster comparing the Tories to aliens. With such creativity on show, we thought it worth looking back at recent highlights in the parties' publicity efforts.