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  1. (£)Shabby Labour is pandering to prejudice | David Aaronovitch | The Times
  2. Don’t dismiss public fears about migration as mere bigotry | John Harris | The Guardian
  3. To win, the Tories need to make the economy the defining issue – and a crisis could help them | George Eaton | New Statesman
  4. Will ANYONE admit they're in the ruling class? | Craig Brown | The Daily Mail
  5. Why the search for a head of the child abuse inquiry has proved so contentious | Andreas Whittam Smith | The Independent
  6. The NHS needs the courage to adapt and survive | Nigel Edwards | The Independent
  7. Why a drop in the core GCSE pass rate is a good thing | Nick Gibb | The Daily Telegraph
  8. In Scotland the old politics have crumbled, as they once did in Ireland | Martin Kettle | The Guardian
  9. We must face down the EU establishment | Bill Cash MP | ConservativeHome
  10. Brave as lions but poorly led – the British heroes of Helmand | Peter Oborne | The Daily Telegraph

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  1. Boris hacking storm

            Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, Conservative Parliamentary candidate, awful, awf... Read on...

  2. Absentee ballot
  3. Clacton-on-Seabiscuit
  4. Tory in 'chateau bottled nuclear powered ****' rant searches for PA with sense of humour
  5. Poets cornered

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