That 60 per cent of Britons claim to be proletarian reflects a fear that the Tories have broken a promise on rewarding hard work, writes Gaby Hinsliff.
2. It does not really matter if Britain leaves (Financial Times)
The idea of the UK at the heart of the EU is bizarre, writes Wolfgang Münchau.
3. Obama's new team shows the Iraq lessons are forgotten (Guardian)
His key appointments contributed to the worst foreign blunder in at least a decade, says Gary Younge. Can we trust them in another war?
Our government and media may often ignore the price of Western interventions, but in future conflicts and fuel for radical Islamist groups, it is still paid nonetheless, writes Owen Jones.
5. Tories, wear your hearts on your sleeves (Times) (£)
On social justice and poverty, the best ideas come from Conservatives, says Tim Montgomerie. The party needs to spell out its moral vision.
6. A straightforward pension scheme for all (Daily Telegraph)
The system we launch today will give workers the help they need in planning for retirement, writes Steve Webb.
7. We need a bloodbath to tame these arrogant officials (Daily Mail)
It requires a determined minister to make the civil service once more the servants of democracy, rather than its wreckers, says Simon Heffer.
The greatest threat to an acceptable British outcome is half-hearted and indecisive leadership, says Trevor Kavanagh.
9. It’s transport that will carry us down the road to recovery (Daily Telegraph)
Upgrading the rail system is crucial if we are to be economically competitive again, writes Boris Johnson.
If they come under attack from hackers, Eurosceptics will come to regret their opposition to Europol's Cybercrime Centre, says Misha Glenny.