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5 October 2010

The Conference Five | 5 October 2010

Best of the mainstream and blogosphere coverage.

By Duncan Robinson

1. Is the Prime Minister for turning on Child Benefit?
(Iain Dale)

The devil is in the details as Iain Dale expresses misgivings about cuts to child benefits.

2. Ten policy headaches for the government on child benefit
(Left Foot Forward)

Sunder Katwala explains his doubts about the cuts on child benefit at Left Foot Forward.

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3. This is not a 10p tax moment
(Coffee House)

James Forsyth dismisses comparisons between Brown’s withdrawal of the 10p tax and the Tory’s child benefit cut.

4. Ken Clarke to announce 40-hour working week for prisoners

Jonathan Isaby applauds Ken Clarke’s idea of making prisoners work during their sentence.

5. A brighter vision
(John Redwood’s Diary)

John Redwood emphasises the need for growth, not just cuts.

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