Hain faces sleaze probe…

WESTMINSTER’s sleaze watchdog has launched an investigation into our beloved former Secretary of State, Peter Hain, for failing to declare donations of more than £100,000 made to his campaign for the Labour deputy leadership. It’s hard to see how Hain can continue in office if found to be in breach of the rules, and ironically, his best chance of getting off the hook is to convince the Parliamentary Standards Commissioner his campaign office was such a disastrous mess he couldn’t have done this intentionally. Not exactly what the qualities you’d want in a prime minister’s deputy, but he was good enough for us(!)

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