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The five must-read blogs from today, on Michael Ashcroft, ethnic-minority MPs and the political Osca
While William Hague has known about Lord Ashcroft's non-dom status "for a few months", David Cameron found out only "within the last month". "What does this mean for relations between the pair?" asks Political Scrapbook.
Meanwhile, Paul Waugh reports that Denis MacShane has used parliamentary privilege to attack Lord Ashcroft as "Lord Sleaze of Belize". But what does this mean for MacShane's place on the board of the Ashcroft-owned Total Politics?
The reason the Liberal Democrats have few black and ethnic-minority MPs is that they rarely select non-white candidates for winnable seats, says Sunder Katwala.
Anna Coote of the New Economics Foundation writes a guest blog for Left Foot Forward in which she makes the case for a shorter working week.
The Huffington Post gives out awards for both politics and entertainment in categories such as "Rewriting of History" and "Best Fantasy".
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