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  1. Cop Stop Cop Stop

      As the row over the Commons Clerk continues, it looks like MPs have fresh grumbles over another... Read on...

  2. Ken 'n' Boris' Happy Families
  3. Look, no hands!
  4. Silly, stupid things, words
  5. Troy of the Rovers

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  1. Douglas Carswell's defection to Ukip makes few waves beside the seaside | Ben Quinn | The Guardian
  2. How Nigel Farage pulled off Douglas Carswell's defection to Ukip | Steven Swinford | The Daily Telegraph
  3. Why Conservatives should now be very nice about Carswell | Paul Goodman | ConservativeHome
  4. The maverick mutineer who had been plotting for a year and why Douglas Carswell's defection is 'biggest political surprise for years' | Andrew Pierce | The Daily Mail
  5. (£)Will failure Shaun do the Wright thing? | Katie Hopkins | The Sun
  6. Rotherham child sex scandal: these children were victims of 'anti-racism' | Daniel Hannan | The Daily Telegraph
  7. How can we prevent another Rotherham? | Keir Starmer | The Guardian
  8. Rotherham abuse scandal shows the need for proper investigations, not just resignations | Tom Watson MP | Daily Mirror
  9. (£)Muslims must tackle the misogyny in their midst | Matthew Syed | The Times
  10. We need to crack Westminster open. That’s why I spent so much of my summer in the pub | Alison McGovern | LabourList

Today's Five at Five

  1. The Lord Rennard fiasco is a political foul-up that could only happento the Lib Dems | James Kirkup | Telegraph politics blog

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Dot Commons

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  1. Ice to meet Ed? Ice to meet Ed?

    The Prime Minister has steered clear of the ice bucket challenge, but is the net now closing in on E... Read on...

  2. Labour minister hires 'eco Bank Holiday' proponent
  3. Clegg: The Movie set for Channel 4
  4. Need a babysitter? Don't call Nigel
  5. Boris gets cooking for a gouda cause

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  5. Troy of the Rovers | PoliticsHome

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