YouGov/Sun poll – Labour lead remains three points: CON 33%, LAB 36%, LD 8%, UKIP 13%, GRN 5%

Britain will hold together – but only just. YouGov/Sun poll on #indyref predicts No 52%, Yes 48%

City A.M.

Cameron made a monumental blunder by denying Scotland the choice of devo-super-max on the ballot.

– The Montreal effect: Why the referendum could mark the end of Scottish finance.

– Little Britain: The UK will never punch above its weight again if the Scots vote to leave.

– Scottish independence referendum: Yes campaign wins the social media battle.

Daily Mail

– The Don’t Knows hold key to separation: Final series of polls suggest future of the UK hangs in the balance.

Did Thai police try to ‘stitch up’ friend of beach murder victim? As hunt for killers descends into farce fears grow over campaign to smear Britons involved.

Obesity is a ‘slow motion car crash’ that may bankrupt the NHS, says its chief executive.

Riot police fire tear gas on Calais migrants as they try to keep them away from UK-bound lorries.

Biggest jobs boom in 25 years sees unemployment fall by half a MILLION to 6.2% with Scotland outperforming the rest of Britain.​

The Express

Nigel Farage blames pro-independence camp for sparking anti-English riots.

Cameron insists he will NOT stand down in event of Scottish ‘Yes’ vote.

Scrapping paper tax discs could cost Treasury £167m, say RAC.

Barack Obama’s Syrian plan to train and arm fighters against IS wins US House backing.

Financial Times

Universities to face ‘severe strain’.

Drugs cost watchdog urges review of new drug adoption.

The Guardian

Shetland may reconsider its place in Scotland after yes vote, says minister.

End of student cap was ‘sprung on universities’, ex-special adviser admits.

Delays to welfare payments for disabled people ‘unacceptable’, admits minister​.

The Independent

– Andy McSmith’s Diary: All-women shortlists now; Cameron advisers next?

Islamic State: Syrian air strikes could be legal, claims former Attorney General Dominic Grieve.

The Sun

All-female shortlist in race to replace Lansley.

Higher ‘sin taxes’ would punish poor Brits, Labour warned.

Move to appoint cop as commissioner will undermine trust, say campaigners.

Labour MP crashes into motorcyclist.

The Telegraph

Alex Salmond praises ‘greatest campaigners’ in final referendum rally as Nick Robinson is booed.

Scottish independence results: what to expect when.

Boris Johnson refuses to rule out standing for Tory leadership.

Spanish Prime Minister gives EU warning to Scots.

Nigel Farage accuses Alex Salmond of inciting riots.

The Times

£18m offer to find who shot down MH17.

Google is a cynical giant that must be tamed, News Corp warns EC chief.

Now even French lawyers go on strike.

Police repel migrants storming Calais lorries.

An English parliament would rescue Cameron.

Farmers may stop planting because Britons are too lazy to pick crops.


House of Commons

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House of Lords

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European Parliament

– Plenary agenda 09:00 – 11:50, Debates on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law – One hour maximum (Rule 135)​

12:00 – 14:00, (VOTES followed by explanations of votes) Motions for resolutions concerning debates on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law (Rule 135)


– SCOTLAND: Scottish independence referendum.

– SCOTLAND: Leading Scottish Liberal Democrats to cast independence referendum vote.

– LEEDS: Nick Clegg Q&A on Northern Futures project.

– LONDON: Nick Clegg speech to civil service apprenticeships event.

– 0900: Call Clegg on LBC 97.3.

– 0930: Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) releases its gross mortgage lending figures for August.

– 0930 NATIONAL: Department for Education publishing annual childcare and early years providers survey.

– 0930 ROTHERHAM: South Yorkshire Police and Crime Panel meeting to discuss what to do about the PCC post now vacant following the resignation of Shaun Wright.

Local News

Kent County Council facing pressure to review scheme amid fears of rising crime.

Save Lincolnshire Libraries campaigners call for the county council’s executive members to resign

Safety concerns over huge turbines for Hartlepool after accident in Germany.

Headcorn and Lenham villagers oppose housing plans for their villages.

MEP calls for all Muslims to ‘shout from rooftops’ to condemn ISIS.

Basildon bail hostel is staying put.

Parking wardens to be issued with CCTV cameras.

– “Basildon’s new homes will be for Londoners” – UKIP claims.

Veteran councillor Ken Turner to stand down at next election after becoming “disillusioned” with party politics.

Ukip could target town after victory.

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