Left Foot Forward's Will Straw says that George Osborne's promise to reverse part of Labour's National Insurance rise leaves a £3bn gap in the Tories' tax-raising plans.
Hopi Sen pulls out an old quotation showing what David Cameron really thinks about efficiency savings, which the Tories claim will pay for the cut in National Insurance.
Vince Cable has apologised to the Treasury after giving the misleading impression that he was invited in to discuss the possibility of becoming chancellor, reports Benedict Brogan.
Catholic sources fear that more revelations of child abuse will emerge before the Pope's visit, reports Jon Snow.
The FT's Jim Pickard explains the oddly fudged compromise on MPs allowances -- they can still hire one "connected party", but no more than that.
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