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Huhne in driving allegations

May 8, 2011
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A breath of fresh air...

A leading Sunday newspaper has published allegations concerning Chris Huhne’s driving record.

The Sunday Times asked the Eastleigh MP’s former wife to comment on stories said to be circulating Westminster, that Mr Huhne had asked someone take a three point endorsement for him in order to avoid a driving ban.

Vicki Pryce is said to have told the Sunday Times:

“Yes, he did. But, look, there is such huge pressure on politicians to be everywhere at once”

“Unfortunately he still went on to lose his licence and I drove him everywhere for months after that.”

According to the Sunday Times, in 2003 Mr Huhne was convicted of using a mobile telephone while driving a car and was banned for three months.

The headline grabbing Lib Dem politician left his wife last year for his campaign press officer Carina Trimmingham just weeks after Lib Dem had delivered election leaflets showing snaps from the Huhne family album.

Ms Pryce who has written an eagerly awaited book about their relationship entitled ‘Thirty Minutes to Kill the Story’ said she now finds it difficult to look at family photos

A spokesman for Mr Huhne said:

“The allegations made against Chris Huhne are simply incorrect.

“These allegations have been made before and have been shown to be untrue.”

Mr Huhne had been in the news recently for attacking conservative cabinet colleagues and there had been speculation – also denied- that he was positioning himself for a leadership challenge.

Mr Huhne’s allies have told the Sunday Telegraph the allegations are part of a smear campaign.

The photo above shows Mr Huhne, who is said by Ms Pryce to ‘drive like a bit of a maniac’, testing a car adapted to run off the by-products of recycled human waste.

The ‘Dung Beetle’ – a converted Volkswagen – can use the gas generated from a year’s worth of human excrement to travel 10,000 miles.

It is reported that the fart-powered four wheeler can blow the competition off the road – and earn you an automatic ban – by hitting a trouser scorching 114 mph but is probably best enjoyed with the windows open.

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Photo: Wessex Water

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5 Responses to Huhne in driving allegations

  1. BB on May 8, 2011 at 10:20 pm

    So the car, like the driver in this picture, is full of sh1t.

  2. mental mickey on May 9, 2011 at 12:20 pm

    what you cant see is that he is sat on a toilet seat with his trousers around his ankles

  3. Andy Lombardi on May 9, 2011 at 1:08 pm

    what you cant see is that he is sat on a toilet seat with his trousers around his ankles

    That’s not the first time our ‘Family man’ MP will have been caught in a compromising situation though!

    Poor fellow, why do his constituents not trust him and seek to put him down given the slightest opportunity?

  4. Peter Stewart on May 9, 2011 at 10:12 pm

    What an image! “Fill er up!”

    You put your foot down and a ghastly watery, flatulating rasp comes from under the bonnet as the car takes off with brown gusto!

  5. Johnny Fartpants on May 10, 2011 at 2:02 pm

    Seems Lib Dem Ministers have a lot of gas to spare…

    http://goo.gl/O4cD3

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