Web Only: the best of the blogs
The five must-read blogs from today, including questions for Boris's deputy on phone hacking.
Sir Paul Stephenson has revealed that Kit Malthouse repeatedly told the police they should scale back their investigation, notes Adam Bienkov at Snipe.
The Tories are targeting 100 seats in total - fifty they already hold and fifty they hope to win, reports ConservativeHome's Tim Montgomerie.
The best option is to roll the child benefit into the new single universal credit, says Kiran Stacey at FT Westminster.
Introducing a punitive property tax that was designed by Lib Dems will be like an electro-shock to the Tory heart, writes the Telegraph's Benedict Brogan.
At the front of the queue for the Sun would be Richard "Dirty" Desmond, notes Tim Fenton at Liberal Conspiracy.