2004 - Paul Drayson donated £555,000 to the Labour Party and became Lord Drayson and a privy councillor to boot.
2006 - David Garrard and Barry Townsley whose names were submitted to the Lords for investing in Blair's Academies. Downing Street first said it was ridiculous to make connections with their donations, but after it was shown that this had figured largely in the argument put forward for their elevation, they said that they wanted lords who knew about education... they were not allowed.
2011 - Lord Noon, originally knighted and most recently sent to the Lords having "lent" the Labour party money.
And that's off the top of my head...there were many more whose names escape me for the present.
Now Cathie and Iain, what was that about openness?