The Spectator

The week that was | 15 October 2010

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Fraser Nelson highlights the Tories defying a profligate EU.

James Forsyth watches Ed Miliband start with a bang, and sifts through the political consequences of the tuition fees decision.

Peter Hoskin says that reforming incapacity benefit is crucial, and reports on Philip Green's attempt to bring Arcadia to Whitehall.

David Blackburn reports on Alan Johnson's performance at the dispatch box, and summarises the recommnedations of the Browne review.

Martin Bright calls for some humility from Labour.

Susan Hill draws the line at a book-signing event.

Rod Liddle reveals his headline of the month.

Alex Massie outlines the culture war behind the Big Society.

Melanie Phillips watches decency fight back.

And the Spectator Arts Blog defends offensive humour.