1. On one thing about the NHS, Jeremy Hunt is right (Guardian)
The health secretary isn't meddling, says Steve Richards. He must be accountable to the taxpayers who fund the NHS.
2. It is high time we raised interest rates and returned to normality (Daily Telegraph)
Persisting with this monetary stimulus will delay recovery and sow seeds of future crises, argues Jeremy Warner.
3. Little England should prepare a big welcome (Times)
We need immigrants and most see themselves as British, writes Philip Collins. So what happens if Britain gets broken up?
Cheapskate employers are importing what too often looks like serf-labour instead of hiring ethically at home, says Polly Toynbee.
5. Call out the troops to deal with McCluskey and Co? Not any more (Independent)
We now know that through the summer of 1984, the government was not as confident as it pretended to be that the strike would fail, writes Andy McSmith.
6. Europe must rebuild faith in democracy (Financial Times)
Voters are frustrated that they exert less influence than ever over elites, writes Tony Barber.
The Good Friday Agreement was not a prelude to greater integration, writes Mary Dejevsky.
8. The young people failed by society's tyranny of the norm (Guardian)
In schools and wider society we still fear, mock and segregate young people who, like my brother, have learning disabilities, says Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett.
9. A year in a word: Abenomics (Financial Times)
The premise of Shinzo Abe’s economic plan is that 15 years of deflation have sapped Japan’s 'animal spirits', writes David Pilling.
Anger is moving from companies to politicians, says Gaby Hinsliff.