Screen shot 2010-03-28 at 21.02.33 10.30pm ToryDiary: Seven out of ten working people will be better off if Cameron becomes Prime Minister

8pm WATCH: 'Gerry Adams denying he was an IRA murderer is like Hitler denying the Holocaust'

6.15pm MyLabourPoster: Vote for me and I'll wet my pants

Screen shot 2010-03-28 at 15.40.513.30pm ThinkTankCentral: Thatcher failed says self-styled 'Red Tory', Phillip Blond, as he launches twenty policy ideas

3pm Melanchthon on CentreRight: For Conservatives, this election is a choice between victory and extinction

2.30pm Martin Parsons on CentreRight wants your help in finding a one-liner for doorstep voters; his suggestion: "The first thousand pounds of income tax you pay – just goes to pay the interest on the debt the Labour government have run up."

12.15pm ToryDiary: Highlights from David Cameron's Q&A with voters on BBC1's Politics Show

11.30am WATCH:

Screen shot 2010-03-28 at WATCH: David Cameron sets out the Tories' six big promises

ToryDiary: If the Western Isles can confirm a Thursday night General Election count, it's about time everywhere else did too

Rupert Matthews on Platform: What exactly are "the nations and regions" of the UK?

Seats and candidates: Ex-Tory donor Stuart Wheeler to launch Trust Party

LeftWatch: Labour's five pledges don't stand up to scrutiny

Local government: Watford Lib Dems Mayor's war on free speech

On CentreRight, David Heathcoat-Amory attacks Power 2010 as a Liberal Democrat front

Tories lead by 8%, 7% and 5% in three Sunday polls

857Last night's ToryDiary

New Saatchi poster aims to 'tear lumps out of Brown'Mail on Sunday

> See the posters and suggest your own

The News of the World endorses David Cameron

Screen shot 2010-03-28 at 08.17.41 "Overwhelmingly, on all fronts, this country is crying out for change. Which is why, after much soul-searching, the News of the World believes that David Cameron and the Tory Party must now be given the chance to run the country. Right now, they are our best hope for a brighter, saner, safer, more honourable future." – News of the World

David Cameron has a radical agenda but never spells it out – Janet Daley in The Sunday Telegraph

Tory plan to cap immigration 'could prevent clubs signing top footballers'Observer

Labour plans to target George Osborne

Screen shot 2010-03-28 at 08.17.26 "Labour vowed last night to target the shadow chancellor, George Osborne, as the strategic "weak link" in the Conservatives' bid for power. Party sources told the Observer that a decision had been taken to focus on Osborne as the prime target throughout the campaign, because the future stewardship of the economy is the issue that most concerns voters." – Observer

Martin Ivens, in The Sunday Times, recommends that George Osborne simplifies his message.

The Observer previews tomorrow evening's Channel 4 Chancellors' Debate (8pm, Monday and being live blogged by ConservativeHome).

> Yesterday's ToryDiary: George Osborne deserves our support

Andrew Rawnsley pays tribute to Gordon Brown's "priceless asset", Alistair Darling: "Alistair Darling is one of the few politicians who can still command a degree of respect, not a negligible quality in an era when the political classes are held in such contempt by most of the public. Whether or not he is still chancellor in six weeks' time, his remarkable survival is a parable which other politicians might usefully ponder on." – Observer

Labour split on whether to make 'we won't increase VAT' pledge – Sunday Telegraph

Slash public waste, says Edward Leigh MP The Sunday Times

Senior Cameron source confirms Tories will reverse NICs hike

"Crucial to any Tory message on growth is repealing Labour’s National Insurance rise. I am assured by a senior member of the Cameron operation that we will hear ‘shortly’ a firmed-up Tory pledge to do this.  Then the Tories would have a good clear message – ‘we’ll cut the tax on jobs’. It would also allow them to show that Labour’s tax hikes aren’t just going to hit people who earn more than £150,000 a year and plan to trade up from one £1million house to another – but anyone who earns over £20,000 a year." – James Forsyth in the Mail on Sunday

The Sunday Times: No party leader is levelling with us

"David Cameron attacks the government, as he did again yesterday, for “taking people for fools”. So far at least, however, he is doing no better himself. The Tory leader’s opening pitch to voters was that he would cut the budget deficit without touching the National Health Service, as if this bloated bureaucracy, now employing a staggering 1.6m people, should be treated as a sacred cow." – The Sunday Times leader

John Rentoul: Voters think the Tories will put up taxes, which they hate, to tackle a problem – the deficit – which they don't care much about – Independent on Sunday

"The typical member of Cameron’s class of 2010 is still a public-school-educated, middle-aged, white man."The Sunday Times

Cameron is said to have “turned his back” on Lord AshcroftSunday Express

From Boden Man to Terminator as Cameron goes for tough lookSunday Telegraph

If the Tories were to lose…

Johnson Boris Copenhagen "The Tory "modernisers" say the party was not "modern" enough. The traditionalists say it needs less PR, and more "substance". The line-up of potential contenders grows by the hour: Osborne, Michael Gove, Liam Fox, Jeremy Hunt, David Davis ("I have had time to think"). But the sensation of the day is Boris Johnson's out-of-the-blue ("wholly routine") announcement that he will not be seeking a second term as London Mayor in 2012 and the formation of an unofficial "Draft Boris" group, with its own website and Facebook page, already busily exploring the constitutional possibility of a sitting Mayor becoming an MP in a by-election, before the end of his term of mayoral office." – Matthew d'Ancona in The Sunday Telegraph

Lobbying sting catches out two more ex-Labour ministers, Adam Ingram and Richard CabornObserver

Up to a dozen Labour MPs ‘will quit to claim £65k golden handshake’Mail on Sunday

And finally…

Screen shot 2010-03-28 at 07.42.10 A Mail on Sunday survey finds Cameron likened to a Jaguar by voters and Brown to a Reliant Robin.


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