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Posts Tagged ‘ Chris Huhne MP ’

Huhne goes home

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May 15, 2013
Huhne goes home

Eastleigh’s former MP Chris Huhne has been released from prison after serving just eight weeks of an eight month sentence. Huhne, a former Secretary of State, will continue to serve his sentence under a ‘Home Detention Curfew” order though it would appear that home for Chris Huhne is in London – and not Eastleigh...
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Huhne charges “will be dropped” tweets Judge

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December 16, 2012
Huhne charges “will be dropped” tweets Judge

  Fresh speculation over Chris Huhne’s forthcoming trial on charges of perverting the course the justice over a speeding offence have emerged after the Daily Mail published a tweet from  Lib Dem party insider Judge Laurence Brassee. According to the Mail the asylum Judge reported that the Eastleigh MP had bragged to him that...
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‘Green Bank to tackle household energy bills’ – Huhne

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November 30, 2012
‘Green Bank to tackle household energy bills’ – Huhne

The world’s first dedicated Green Bank was launched this week, bringing with it £3 billion of government investment to kick-start low-carbon projects. Eastleigh MP and former Energy Secretary Chris Huhne has backed the Bank to lower bills for businesses and households in Eastleigh and the rest of the country, whilst boosting the local economy with manufacturing,...
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Good Neighbours nominated for Queen’s Award

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November 21, 2012
Good Neighbours nominated for Queen’s Award

Hard working Volunteers from the Eastleigh Good Neighbours volunteer group have been nominated for the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service by the town’s MP Chris Huhne. The awards honour excellence in activities carried out by groups in the community. Eastleigh Good Neighbours – who will celebrate their 25th anniversary next year -have been...
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Huhne: Ford closure hammerblow for local economy

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October 28, 2012
Huhne: Ford closure hammerblow for local economy

Eastleigh’s MP Chris Huhne has predicted the closure of the Ford plant in Swaythling will be a hammer blow for the local economy. Around a third of the 800 people who work for Ford at the Swaythling plant and the depot and garage at Barton Park live in the borough and many other businesses...
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Sales of Hob Nobs fall by 14%

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October 24, 2012
Sales of Hob Nobs fall by 14%

  Sales of Hob Nobs – the biscuit of choice for millionaire MPs – and other branded biscuits have plummeted by 14% this year as the credit crunch sees cash strapped shoppers turn to  shop’s own branded products. A top secret report (Price £35) by the Grocer magazine has been leaked by the Daily Mail...
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Huhne named in train expenses investigation

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October 21, 2012
Huhne named in train expenses investigation

Chris Huhne, Eastleigh’s millionaire MP, has been named by the Sunday Telegraph as one of 185 MPs who have claimed public money for first class rail travel, although under guidelines introduced following the 2009 expenses scandal, MPs should normally travel by standard class when claiming it on expenses:  “ The expenses watchdog has repeatedly...
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Eastleigh College unveils sculpture

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October 1, 2012
Eastleigh College unveils sculpture

Eastleigh College celebrated 50 years of success on Friday with the Mayor of Eastleigh, Chris Huhne  MP, council leaders and head teachers among others, all present at the unveiling of an inspiring sculpture created by artist and retired employee, Barry Durrant. The final commemorative event was to mark the first year of students completing qualifications in...
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Huhne case dismissal bid adjourned

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July 29, 2012
Huhne case dismissal bid adjourned

Eastleigh’s MP Chris Huhne was in court Friday (July 27) ahead of his trial on charges of attempting to pervert the course of justice. An application to have the charges against him dismissed was adjourned until September 20. The former Energy Secretary resigned his Cabinet seat as Energy Minister earlier this year in order...
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Huhne hits out at HCC

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July 1, 2012
Huhne hits out at HCC

Eastleigh’s MP Chris Huhne has been busy recently doing what he seems to enjoy most – directing fire on the ruling County Council Conservative group. The Liberal Democrat MP popped up at the Public Inquiry on June 12 to argue against Hampshire County Council’s draft Minerals and Waste Plan which identifies Hamble airfield as...
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Huhne ex claims ‘coerced’ into speed points dodge

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June 2, 2012
Huhne ex claims ‘coerced’ into speed points dodge

Vicky Pryce, the former wife of our MP Chris Huhne, has told a court that he forced her to take speeding points on his behalf yesterday. It is alleged that Ms Pryce took the points for Huhne in 2003 after speed cameras caught Huhne’s car speeding on an Essex motorway. Appearing at Stratford Crown...
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‘Family’ leaflet back to haunt Huhne

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April 24, 2012
‘Family’ leaflet back to haunt Huhne

Election Leaflets distributed by local Lib Dems during the 2010 General Election are once again the spotlight. Carina Trimmingham, the current partner of our MP Chris Huhne, is suing the Daily Mail for ‘misuse of private information and harassment.’ Ms Trimmingham, a journalist, was Mr Huhne’s Press adviser during the 2010 election campaign but...
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Chris Huhne opens New NHS dental practice

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November 29, 2011
Chris Huhne opens New NHS dental practice

Chris Huhne MP has officially launched a new NHS dental practice on  Chamberlayne Road in Eastleigh.  Operated by Genix Healthcare, The new practice provides access to NHS dentistry for more than 5,500 local people. It will be staffed by four full time dentists, employing 11 staff in total, and offer routine NHS dental care for...
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Questions raised on Huhne partner

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November 23, 2011
Questions raised on Huhne partner

Eastleigh’s controversial MP Chris Huhne seems to be linked to more questions this time relating to his former press officer and partner Carina Trimmingham. In a front page story in today’s edition of The Times Ms Trimmingham is reported to have been offering prospective employers access to contacts in the cabinet and government. In...
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Huhne and House in Solar Split

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November 22, 2011
Huhne and House in Solar Split

The leader of Eastleigh Borough Council has warned Chris Huhne that his latest u-turn on Feed in Tariffs – the amount producers like Eastleigh Council get for surplus solar energy – will “undoubtedly have a detrimental effect on business and jobs” and that council plans to install more solar panels will have to be...
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