BREAKING NEWS: Jones gets shorn by Shearer
With Cunliffe starting to make noises, Shearer has had to act decisively.
Standing Jones down if he is clean is fine and allows Jones to come back. Standing him down because there are questions to answer is made dangerous if Jones feels he's been cut adrift, but Shearer will cross that bridge when he needs to, right now, on the eve of the Zero budget, Labour have taken back the high ground and cauterized this before it gets septic.
It also makes Shearer's calls to stand down Banks far sharper.
Your turn now Mr Key.