7pm Parliament: Charlotte Leslie, Gavin Barwell, Christopher
Pincher, Heather Wheeler and Gordon Henderson all deliver maiden
speeches on education

5.45pm Parliament: Totnes MP Sarah Wollaston uses maiden speech to back minimum price alcohol

4.15pm Parliament: Tyrie fights back in Treasury Select Committee election

2.45pm WATCH: Andy Burnham previews the agenda he will set out for his Labour leadership bid tomorrow

1.15pm ToryDiary: David Cameron should play an active role in the campaign to retain First Past The Post

11am Parliament: Robert Halfon and Neil Carmichael make the maiden speeches they have been waiting a decade to deliver

David Cameron Nick Clegg front benchToryDiary: David Cameron warns of the economic pain to come as Nick Clegg promises no return to 1980s-style cuts

Nigel Jones on Platform: The lesson of the last Lib-Con Coalition is that leaders should ignore their parties at their peril

Parliament: Paul Maynard uses his maiden speech to highlight the needs of special schools – without which he may never have reached the Commons

Local Government:

LeftWatch: Now Ed Balls admits Labour got it wrong on Eastern European immigration

ThinkTankCentral: One-in-six prisoners are receiving drug substitutes, calculates Policy Exchange

WATCH: Eric Pickles tells the BBC why he wants local authorities to publish the details of all spending over £500

Eric Pickles to throw out Labour's bin tax and review planning laws

Eric Pickles cheerful "Labour's plans for pay-as-you-throw bin taxes will be dumped tomorrow, freeing householders from the threat of £100 charges for producing too much rubbish. Local Government and ­Communities Secretary Eric Pickles will announce the end of the hated proposal… A senior source at the Department for Communities and Local Government said pilot schemes underway would be “consigned to the dustbin of history,” making good on a Tory election promise. Pay-as-you-throw taxes would have been policed by an army of snoopers backed by microchips in bins." – Sunday Express

"In a major review of planning law, back gardens will no longer be classified as "brownfield" land which can be built on. The Government will also announce that it is getting rid of a requirement on builders to squeeze more smaller homes onto new housing developments, after complaints that the rule leads to overcrowding." – Sunday Telegraph

Tory right makes push for power on select committees

"David Cameron and the coalition government are facing an organised campaign by the Tory right to secure the most influential chairmanships of House of Commons select committees, it emerged last night. Party insiders revealed there was a slate of candidates in operation among members of three right-wing groups of Tory MPs, forming a powerful block vote of support for candidates on the right." – Independent on Sunday

> Parliament: Full list of the Conservative races for Select Committee chairmanships

Cameron won’t lead campaign to save first-past-the-post

David Cameron waist up "David Cameron will take a back seat in the drive to save the first-past-the-post system during a proposed referendum on voting reform… “I will not change my view that the alternative vote is not an improvement to first-past- the-post, so I will make that clear at the time [of the referendum].” However, he also made clear he would not play an active role in the “no” campaign: “I will have other things to do as well.” – Sunday Times

Cameron offers no comfort on Capital Gains Tax

"The Prime Minister this morning gave no immediate reassurance to hundreds of thousands of stock market speculators and second home owners who are scrambling to offload their assets to avoid the threat of higher Capital Gains Tax. Questioned about the growing fury in the ranks of his own backbenchers about the government’s proposed tax raid on wealth, David Cameron would say only that entrepreneurs would be exempted from higher tax rates that would damage small businesses." – Sunday Times

Cameron set for his first run-in with EU over whale ban

"David Cameron is ready for his first confrontation with the European Union if he attempts to stop the international ban on whaling being lifted. The Coalition faces a multi-million-pound fine for voting to maintain the moratorium if, as expected, the rest of the EU refuses to oppose moves to legalise the slaughter of whales." – Mail on Sunday

Ken Clarke to give homeowners increased protection if they confront intruders

Ken Clarke "Householders who confront burglars are to be given greater rights to defend their families and homes. The justice secretary, Kenneth Clarke, is looking at increasing legal protection for people who use force to fight off intruders. The government is eager to "ensure that people have the protection they need when they defend themselves against intruders", a ministry of justice source told the Observer. Clarke will also examine the idea of increased legal protection for have-a-go heroes and passersby willing to "apprehend criminals". The move follows high-profile cases in which householders were given jail sentences after attacking burglars." – The Observer

Osborne claims victory on G20 deficit language

"George Osborne welcomed apparent backing on Saturday of his plans to reduce Britain's deficit by fellow ministers from the G20 group of developed and emerging economies. The new language in a joint statement by the G20 leaders after a two-day meeting in the South Korean port city of Busan could also help heavily indebted euro zone countries to find the resolve to reduce borrowing, Osborne added. "I think we've achieved a significant success by getting the endorsement of the G20 for the fiscal position we adopted just three weeks ago," he told a news conference after the meeting." – Reuters

G20 backs Osborne over cutsSunday Express

Michael Gove throws private schools charity lifeline

"The new government is to throw a lifeline to independent schools by softening demands for them to provide more bursaries to pupils from poor families to justify retaining their charitable status. Michael Gove, the education secretary, has ordered his officials to talk to the Charity Commission about giving the schools more credit for community work such as sharing teachers and facilities with comprehensives." – Sunday Times

Department for Transport could emulate Boris Johnson's war on roadworks

"A scheme to charge utility companies for every minute they spend digging up the streets could be rolled out nationally after the success of London Mayor Boris Johnson’s “war” on roadworks." – Sunday Express

Coalition reneges on pledge to scrap central NHS databaseIndependent on Sunday

Janet Daley: How everyone could win from the 'cuts'

DALEY JANEY BLOG "The "cuts" should be seen, not as a purely negative penance, but as part of an essentially positive, fundamental reconstruction of the way that public services are funded and delivered. This would involve an almost complete abolition of the ideological boundary between private and public provision which many politicians (and even more trade unions) might find hard to accept but most voters – especially those under the age of around 50 – would not mind at all." – Janet Daley in the Sunday Telegraph

Fraser Nelson: St Vince wants to be seen as unofficial leader of the anti-Tory resistance

"Last week, Saint Vince made an audacious power grab, declaring he is running a "department for economic affairs". He isn’t. But he’d like to. And his game seems to be pushing his luck with a kind of soft, low-level warfare against the coalition… He did not want this coalition. He tried everything to stop it, calling Gordon Brown in a desperate bid to do a Lib-Lab deal. Plenty of Lib Dems agree. But what can they do if their leader, Clegg, is wandering around like a triumphant teenager who just scored the 31st notch on his bedpost? The answer: Rally behind St Vince." – Fraser Nelson in the News of the World

Vince Cable moves to cut number of university placesObserver

Burnham to denounce Labour's ‘prawn cocktail offensive’

"Andy Burnham is preparing to make his pitch for the Labour leadership with an attack on his party’s “prawn cocktail offensive”. The former health secretary is said to be confident of securing the backing of the 33 MPs he needs to enter the contest. Nominations close this week, with a crucial hustings of Labour’s parliamentary party tomorrow." – Sunday Times

Alastair Campbell says Ed Miliband isn't up to leading LabourIndependent on Sunday

Ex-Labour Ministers get £1.2m in pay-offsMail on Sunday

Cameron brings in ex BP boss as his Whitehall axeman Mail on Sunday

U-Turn on tax saves port jobsSunday Express

Thatcher to meet Cameron at Downing Street next weekMail on Sunday

Cameron invited to speak to Scottish ParliamentBBC

Returning officers collect bonuses despite polling day farce Sunday Telegraph

Lord Ashcroft salutes the valour of those who have won the Victoria Cross Mail on Sunday

Liam Fox appoints former US army captain as special adviser Sunday Times

And finally… How a young Michael Gove fell foul of the law

Michael Gove 2010 smiling "It's always  the quiet ones… Education Secretary Michael Gove, regarded as the most mildmannered intellectual in the Cabinet, was once reprimanded by police for hurling a traffic cone off a viaduct during a riotous night out. The hidden past of 43-year-old Mr Gove, one of David Cameron’s closest friends, has emerged after a fellow reveller came forward with an account of the evening. The Cabinet Minister – who has vowed to crack down on bad behaviour in schools by hiring former Army officers and training them as teachers – had his brush with the law in his native Scotland. At the time, Mr Gove was in his early 20s and was training as a journalist on a paper in Aberdeen." – Mail on Sunday


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