Web Only: the best of the blogs
The five must-read blogs from today, on electoral reform, Swedish schools and embarrassing Tory ads.
Phillip Blond explains why the Tories should drop their hostility to electoral reform and support the Alternative Vote.
Will Straw says the coalition has done nothing to address concerns that Michael Gove's proposed "free schools" are unfunded.
Over at Liberal Conspiracy, Rowan Davies suggests some policies that Labour could include in its next manifesto to counter the lack of female representation.
At Liberal Democrat Voice, Stephen Tall returns to the 1964 work Why Liberal? to see what has changed and stayed the same.
Mike Smithson of PoliticalBetting draws attention to a poster that the Tories might be hoping we will forget.