From Jackie Ashley’s column:
There are few signs that Brown will jolt the country by calling that election as early as this week. Alistair Darling still expects to deliver his budget. Labour's general election team is still planning for a later polling day, probably 6 May, though everyone now adds: "But that's today. Gordon will choose.
Our Dear leader is off to Reading today, which is a handy place to make a speech, should he wish to call in at Windsor on route.
Brown will have to do something today to grab the morning headlines back from David Cameron.