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The five must-read blogs from today, on Miliband’s wedding, tuition fees and BNP voters.

1. Ed Miliband's wedding speech

FT Westminster's Jim Pickard has a copy of the Labour leader's draft speech.

2. Cameron is wrong to suggest fees regulator has power to set levels

Left Foot Forward's Shamik Das says the PM is wrong to claim that the Office for Fair Access regulator has the power to set legally enforceable fee levels.

3. Warsi warns of BNP voters, but appealed to them, too

Over at Liberal Conspiracy, Sunny Hundal points out that Sayeeda Warsi has a history of pandering to extremist voters.

4. Will YouGov spoil Ed Miliband's good day?

At Political Betting, Mike Smithson notes troubling new poll findings for the Labour leader.

5. Coogan's run

Finally, Paul Waugh blogs on Steve Coogan's visit to parliament and posts a classic Alan Partridge clip.