- Labour Minister Lord Digby Jones has been caught in a row over his shareholding in a firm set to benefit significantly from government plans for the NHS.
- Two Labour MPs have reported 80 Conservative MPs to the Electoral Commission over donations from unincorporated associations.
- Good news for Peter Hain: he has won the backing of his local constituency party. (Bad news: this is pretty much like the owner of a football club saying they have full confidence in their manager.)
Meanwhile, in other news Paddy Ashdown is getting a new job as UN envoy to Afghanistan.