The Staggers 13 June 2013 Morning Call: pick of the papers The ten must-read comment pieces from this morning's papers. Print HTML 1. The coalition gives Clegg a veto on arming Syria (Independent) The greatest vindication of the Lib Dem leader's decision to take his party into government may still be to come, says Mary Dejevsky. 2. Borrowing for homes and roads would be popular (Times) George Osborne is in no position to give lectures on borrowing, writes Mark Ferguson. 3. What's holding Britain down isn't benefits. It's low pay (Guardian) Our brand of capitalism has become cannibalistic, writes Zoe Williams. The minimum wage isn't enough, and has become a profound drag on our economy. 4. Ashcroft and the Tories should part company (Daily Telegraph) The Conservative peer's vicious and damaging public criticisms of the PM have gone too far, says Peter Oborne. 5. Stephen Hester's departure is a huge gamble, and one I fear will backfire (Daily Mail) Changing the captain at this stage could be a huge error and, in the end, actually slow repair and recovery, writes Alex Brummer. 6. Ahmadinejad: we’ll miss him when he’s gone (Daily Telegraph) Iran’s president was the bogeyman the west loved to hate, writes Richard Spencer. But his successor will be much tougher to deal with. 7. Big data has to show it’s not Big Brother (Financial Times) We do not know yet what this new technology of data analysis and artificial intelligence means, writes John Gapper. 8. Europe must condemn Erdoğan, but without hubris or illusions (Guardian) Europe should support those who stand up for our shared values, but don't expect miracles from Turkish democracy, writes Timothy Garton Ash. 9. Do you mind being snooped on? Take a test (Times) Whatever your view, we all need to trust those who act in our names and the laws governing their activities, says David Aaronovitch. 10. NSA surveillance: who watches the watchers? (Guardian) It's not the widening of state intrusion that's wrong, but the weakening of the safeguards that should be there to protect us, says Paddy Ashdown. › Ofgem's move on the "big six" is very welcome From only £1 per week Subscribe More Related articles The Fire Brigades Union reaffiliates to Labour - what does it mean? John Gray on the future of the state on the NS Podcast Could Labour lose the Oldham by-election?