Web Only: the best of the blogs
The five must-read posts from today, on Eton, voter turnout and gay rights.
Paul Waugh reports on a new book, out next month, that gives a fictitious account of the Tory leader's days at school.
Turnout will rise to between 65 and 70 per cent at the next election, predicts PoliticalBetting's Mike Smithson.
At Next Left, Sunder Katwala blogs on electoral reform . . . at the Oscars.
Liberal Conspiracy's Chris Dillow argues that Purnell's belief that politicans can intervene both to override markets and to build new ones is naive.
Stephen Tall at Liberal Democrat Voice looks at the Conservatives' voting record on gay issues, and questions whether they will seriously advance gay equality if they come into power.