David Miliband's reported plan to tour the country in an effort to build support for a leadership bid is highly dangerous, argues PoliticalBetting's Mike Smithson.
2. Will Tory co-ops take off? 
Conservative co-operatives are a bold idea that few workers will want to take up in practice, writes the FT's Alex Barker.
Elsewhere, in a guest post at LabourList, Tessa Jowell argues that the failure of the Conservative Co-operative movement proves that the Tories have no idea what co-operative values mean.
4. My response to Fraser Nelson 
Daniel Finkelstein says the Spectator editor underestimates how politically and technically difficult it would be would be for the Tories to carry out major spending cuts. "The party is not the paramilitary wing of an op-ed column," he writes.
Dave Osler responds to Ed Husain's New Statesman article  and rejects his comparison between Islamism and Trotskyism.