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The five must-read posts from today, including Jon Cruddas, and the odds on the next Labour leader.

1. Labour turns its back on Scotland

Benedict Brogan comments on the fact that there might be only one Scot in the shadow cabinet -- an unexpected consquence.

2. Ten things we learned from Andrew Rawnsley's interview with Jon Cruddas

Rawnsley interviewed the leftwing MP at a Labour conference fringe event last night. The Guardian's Polly Curtis spells out what the interview revealed.

3. HenryG's top tips for EdM's successor

Believe it or not, Ladbrokes has already priced up its market for the next Labour leader. Political Betting summarises the odds.

4. Why the UK is entering the economic danger zone

Liberal Conspiracy's Duncan Weldon discusses figures that show a strong recovery built on fragile foundations -- foundations that Osborne is about to demolish.

5. Davis joins Miliband with warning on growth

Over at Left Foot Forward, Will Straw notes that David David has expressed a similar aim Ed Miliband, though they differ on methodology.