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The week that was | 13 May 2011

Here is a selection of posts made at over the last week.

Coffee House has an A to Z of the coalition’s first year in office. Michael Thomas Duffy, a veteran of charter schools in the US, gives his exclusive insights on the free schools programme in England. And Ed Howker reveals that some Labour figures are supporting Gove’s reforms.

Fraser Nelson comments on the gulf in opinion between rulers and ruled over the European Union.

James Forsyth reports on the mood on the Lib Dem benches, and considers how the coalition might get out of its current difficulties.

Peter Hoskin explains where Cameron has drawn the boundary for Lib Dem assertiveness, and examines the AV campaign.

David Blackburn reveals where relations between Cameron and the Tory right are becoming fraught, and reckons that David Laws could conceivably return to government.

Alex Massie has some interesting polling stats.

And Melanie Phillips introduces Zionism.

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