This week:

Education Secretary Michael Gove said he wanted to make state schools indistinguishable from public schools but was also accused of attempting to politicise the schools watchdog, Ofsted.

Ed Miliband won the first round of his fight to weaken the union's grip on Labour while David Cameron's grassroots party defied him and sacked two sitting MPs.

And the Speaker's wife, Sally Bercow, was once again back on the front pages. And not in a good way.