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  1. Reckless by name...? Reckless by name...?

      Now here's a strange thing. The Treasury has decided to publish Mark Reckless's formal resig... Read on...

  2. A Benn. Again.
  3. Rochester and Screwed?
  4. Dave backs Theresa
  5. Return of the Asquiths

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  1. (£)Austerity is over – and that’s a big mistake | Tim Montgomerie | The Times
  2. (£)Public finance is both a moral and a technical challenge | Martin Wolf | The Financial Times
  3. Leaving the EU wouldn’t solve our immigration problem | Fraser Nelson | The Daily Telegraph
  4. Liberal shows like Mock The Week just can’t understand why Ukip has so many supporters | Nigel Farage | The Independent
  5. Rochester by-election: Tory malcontents are whipping up a storm | Isabel Hardman | The Daily Telegraph
  6. We need a fundamental reassessment of Army 2020 | Kevan Jones | Central Lobby
  7. (£)We must understand Isis to defeat it | Ed Husain | The Financial Times
  8. How Winston Churchill is making life difficult for David Cameron | Hugh Muir | The Guardian
  9. (£)We cannot allow Russia Today to get away with its lies | Oliver Kamm | The Times
  10. There is still an appetite for the Westminster lunch | Jon Craig | Public Affairs News

Today's Five at Five

  1. If David Cameron doesn’t take immigration seriously, he’ll lose the election | Stewart Jackson | Coffee House
  2. The Fiona Woolf row shows child abuse survivors are still not being heard | Phil Frampton | Comment is Free
  3. 5 things we learned from Labour’s PCC by-election victory | Mark Ferguson | LabourList
  4. Fiona Woolf quits: Everyone has a social life. Did she really have to walk? | Claire Cohen | The Daily Telegraph
  5. Can Rand Paul save the Republican Party? | Dana Milbank | Washington Post

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  1. Whatever it is, I fear the Moldovans... Whatever it is, I fear the Moldovans...

        “Sunlight is the best disinfectant”, David Cameron said once, and the Government has today... Read on...

  2. Wild, wild West
  3. Move over Dave! Top Tory hopeful James Cracknell is also stumped by the F word (and so is his wife, apparently...)
  4. The PM and the 'jogger'
  5. Gove's dog-whistle politics

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