Politics 4 March 2010 Web Only: the best of the blogs The five must-read blogs from today, on Michael Ashcroft, ethnic-minority MPs and the political Osca Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML 1. Hague kept non-dom status from Cameron 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. 2. MacShane goes for Lord A -- but what about Total Politics? 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? 3. Why the Lib Dems struggle with diversity in parliament -- and what to do about it 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. 4. Britain needs a 21-hour working week 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. 5. Political Oscars 2010: the envelopes, please . . . The Huffington Post gives out awards for both politics and entertainment in categories such as "Rewriting of History" and "Best Fantasy". Sign up now to CommentPlus for the pick of the day's opinion, comment and analysis in your inbox at 8am. › Gordon Brown at the Iraq inquiry Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles Let's talk about Daniel Hannan, Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler To the Commonwealth, "Global Britain" sounds like nostalgia for something else Is defeat in Stoke the beginning of the end for Paul Nuttall?