Welsh nationalist party Plaid Cymru has called on Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Peter Hain to resign, according to reports.
The call follows news the House of Commons has received a complaint over Hain’s failure to register £103,000 of election donations during his failed bid to become the Labour Party’s deputy leader.
Plaid Cymru leader Elfyn Llwyd has called the revelations about Hain, who has held the Welsh Secretary role since 2002, “dynamite”.
Llwyd says in The Daily Telegraph: "More than sorrow than in anger, I am forced to say his position is untenable.
"This appears to be playing fast and lose with the law and cabinet ministers can't do that."
Hain says in a statement: “I understand that people will ask how I could have allowed this number of donations to go undeclared at the time.
"The fact is that during this period, I gave my campaign for office within the Labour Party second priority to my government responsibilities.''
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