YouGov/Sun poll tonight – Labour lead by four points: CON 31%, LAB 35%, LD 7%, UKIP 15%

City A.M
Planning liberalisation is the closest thing there is to an economic silver bullet.
Scotland could keep the pound – but at the cost of any monetary independence.
Polls show Conservative party could win 2015 general election.

Daily Mail
A ‘Hadrian’s Wall of health’: Medical director of NHS England warns of risks to cross-border healthcare if voters say Yes.

The Express
‘Please do NOT break this family apart’ says Cameron in final plea for Scots to stay in UK.
Tony Blair warns of ‘ripping up’ United Kingdom and admits blame for SNP rise to power.
It’s NOT as easy as 1,2,3…half of UK adults can’t add up.
Sugar ban: Junk food should be axed from school to stop tooth decay.

Financial Times
Yes campaign winning social media battle in Scotland, says Facebook.
– Blame game starts as Scottish poll looms. Blame game begins as PM makes his final pitch for No vote.

The Guardian
Flow of money to English banks from Scotland ‘raises eyebrows’ in Cumbria.
UK party leaders issue joint pledge to give Scottish parliament new powers.
Pay compensation to UK travellers hit by passports backlog, say MPs.
Party conferences: what teachers and parents can expect.
Independent Scotland should not use pound, say 63% of English and Welsh.

The Independent
Passport Office guilty of overcharging as huge backlogs led to cancelled holidays, MPs say.
– Islamic State: Air strikes on Isis in Syria could be illegal.

The Sun
PM’s ‘greenest govt ever’ claim blasted.
Beheaded David Haines’ daughter ‘touched’ by support.
Putin could be as big a danger as Stalin was, claims MP.
House prices would fall nearly 20 per cent if Scotland votes Yes.
Iran’s Ayatollah blasts US over war on ISIS.

The Telegraph
SNP Government planning half a billion pounds of NHS cutbacks, leaked dossier reveals.
It’s time the people of England had a say in their nation’s future.
Inheritance tax and stamp duty are unjust taxes.
Inheritance tax is now the norm for southern families.

The Times
We are powerless to save hostage, says Hammond.
Thai police hunt backpacker over British tourist murders.
Passport office ‘should cut prices, not make a profit’.
We’ve got six months to save our economy, says French PM.
Tories double lead over Labour on the economy.
Highest-earning MP and celebrity chef paid into £1.2bn ‘tax avoidance scheme’.

House of Commons
– LONDON: The House of Commons is in recess for the referendum and conference season. The House will next sit on Monday, October 13.

House of Lords
– N/A

European Parliament
– Plenary agenda in Strasbourg
09:00 – 11:50, Votes on requests for urgent procedure (Rule 154)
12:00 – 14:00, Texts on which debate is closed
15:00 – 19:00, Presentation by the Council of its position on the draft general budget – 2015 financial year
–  The President’s diary
15:00, Meeting with Volkan BOZKKIR,Turkish Minister for EU Affairs – Louis Weiss building, President’s office
16:00, Meeting with Basile Georges CQSMOUSSA, the Syrian Catholic Archbishop Emeritus of the Syrian Catholic  Archeparchy of Mosul, Iraq – Louis Weiss building, President’s office
17:00, Inauguration of Space Emilio Colombo – South gallery, 1st floor Louise Weiss building

Events
– WARWICK: Public Health England annual conference.
– 0830 LONDON: Transport for London introduces contactless payments on Tube, tram, DLR, London Overground and National Rail services that accept Oyster.
– 0900 STRASBOURG: European human rights judges will rule on a case concerning capture and detention of Iraqi national by British armed forces.
– 0930 LONDON: Inflation figures for August are published by the Office for National Statistics.
– 0930 LONDON: Office for National Statistics releases its house price study for July.
– 0930 NATIONAL: Ofsted statistics on school inspections between April-June 2014 published.
– 1400 INVERNESS: Liberal Democrats to hold independence campaign event.
– 1600: Nominations close for Clacton by-election.

Local News
Family says farewell to Ian Paisley at private ceremony.
Parties unveil candidates to fight Shropshire seats.
Ukip dominates in Gazette online poll for North Thanet.
‘Abusive’ Tweets councillor calls on deputy leader to foot the £200 bill for ‘frivolous’ complaints.

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