Thursday, January 24, 2008

Peter Hain resigns over funding row

By Rosa Prince, Political Correspondent Last Updated: 3:29pm GMT 24/01/2008

Peter Hain has resigned after police launched a criminal investigation into his failure to declare donations to his unsuccessful Labour deputy leadership campaign.
The Work and Pensions Secretary phoned Downing Street at 11.30 this morning to tell Gordon Brown the Electoral Commission had referred his case to the Metropolitan Police.;jsessionid=TSKBX1A0N2BWHQFIQMFSFF4AVCBQ0IV0?xml=/news/2008/01/24/nhain324.xml

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