YouGov/Sun poll tonight – Tories ahead by one: CON 34%, LAB 33%, LD 7%, UKIP 14%, GRN 7%

 

City A.M.
Ex-HSBC boss Lord Green under fire over Swiss bank tax evasion row.
David Cameron at the British Chambers of Commerce conference: “Give Britain a pay rise”.
Landlords should not be the scapegoats for uninventive politicians. 

Daily Mail
Editorial: Champagne galore… but still no Big Idea.
You’re still too soft on migration, Tory MPs warn Cameron: Backbenchers say plans do not go far enough and leave Britain at risk of ‘immensely serious social dangers’.

The Express
Editorial: Towering folly that is so typical of European Union.
Prime Minister draws up emergency plans for Greek EU exit.

Financial Times
Editorial: HSBC revelations are an invitation to prosecute.
Hodge accuses civil servants of threat to muzzle watchdog.
UK business leader backs referendum on EU membership.
US multinationals fight UK chancellor George Osborne’s Google tax.

The Guardian
Editorial: The Guardian view on appointments to the Lords: bin this corrupt system.
Editorial: The Guardian view on the HSBC files: a damning dossier.
London has the worst broadband in Britain, government statistics show.
The Independent
Job description for politicians will promote democracy, says watchdog.
Labour to launch new pro-business message at British Chamber of Commerce.
Paternity leave: Do the figures actually add up?
– General election: Paying £15,000-a-table, just who are the donors funding the Tories’ election campaign?

The Mirror
– Education: Coalition reforms are hitting the worst-off the hardest.
Labour gets £250,000 General Election boost from green energy firm as Tory ‘anti-business’ jibes are exposed.
Is the government’s focus on apprenticeships really helping young people?

The Sun
Editorial: LABOUR want you to believe businesses are fatcat predators who dodge taxes, rip off workers and callously give dads a mere fortnight off when their kids are born. THE HSBC scandal is more evidence that our justice system is quick to punish the little guy while giving the rich a free pass. WHY does the Yorkshire Ripper need a string of meetings to plan his funeral? ED Miliband says that if he became Prime Minister he’d take a month off if he and his wife had another child.
Local authorities refuse to commit to council tax freeze.
MPs slammed for self-regulation nod.

The Telegraph
Editorial: Grexit: this is the fateful week.
Against all odds, a welfare revolution is quietly under way.
MPs want to stop helping constituents with with their bin collections and street repairs.
Eight unusual European driving laws.

The Times
Editorial: Teacher absences are typical of the soft public sector.
Obama ready to arm Ukraine in war against Moscow.
Speeding fines in Europe could follow UK drivers home.
Cities may be allowed to set stamp duty and keep revenue.
Events
– 0800 LONDON: Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe on LBC radio call-in.
– 0900 LONDON: British Chambers of Commerce annual conference, with speeches by David Cameron (at 1200), Vince Cable (1355), Ed Balls, William Hague. Full programme at http://web.archive.org/web/20151012115846/http://bccconference.org.uk/
– 0900 STRASBOURG: The European Court of Human Rights to announce its judgement concerning UK prisoner voting rights.
– 1000 LONDON: Financial Conduct Authority chiefs at Treasury Committee. FCA chairman John Griffith-Jones and chief executive Martin Wheatley will be questioned by MPs.
– 1040 LONDON: Former Ofsted officials give evidence on Rotherham child abuse scandal to Commons Communities Committee.
– 1400 LONDON: Embargoed Labour briefing on general election campaign for women.
– 1400 LONDON: Housing minister Brandon Lewis speech to the British Property Federation Residential Conference.
– 1445 LONDON: Immigration officials and minister at Home Affairs committee.

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