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Posts Tagged ‘ Chris Huhne ’

Campaign fever grips Eastleigh as Huhne faces court

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October 1, 2012
Campaign fever grips Eastleigh as Huhne faces court

Saturday shoppers in Chris Huhne’s Eastleigh constituency were forced to dodge groups of political activists who have begun canvassing in anticipation of a possible by-election. The Lib Dem former Cabinet minister faces trial on charges on perverting the course of justice this week should a last ditch attempt today to have the case dismissed...
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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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Huhne partner loses £250k in harassment case

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May 24, 2012
Huhne partner loses £250k in harassment case

Chris Huhne’s partner and former press officer Carina Trimingham has lost her harassment case against the Daily Mail in the High Court today. Ms Trimingham had alleged that a series of article and readers comments in published in the newspaper and associated  website during the aftermath of Mr Huhne’s marriage breakup had repeatedly mocked...
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Huhne expenses under scrutiny again

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May 10, 2012
Huhne expenses under scrutiny again

Eastleigh’s under fire MP Chris Huhne claimed nearly £10,000 in expenses for a survey on constituency boundary changes that could lead to him losing his seat the Daily Telegraph has reported. The Liberal Democrat MP, who recently resigned his cabinet post in order to defend charges of perverting the course of justice, initiated the...
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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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Possible byelection date revealed

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March 29, 2012
Possible byelection date revealed

November 15 is the most likely date for a byelection Eastleigh News understands. An unconfirmed, but well placed source has revealed that an election, if needed, would be most likely held on the same day as voting for a new police commissioner. All three major parties agreed to the date last week. Eastleigh’s MP...
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The Tory not-so-secret campaign HQ

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March 26, 2012

Eastleigh’s Conservatives have been setting up a ‘secret’ campaign operations room, anticipating the possibility of a by-election campaign in the Eastleigh Constituency Eastleigh News has learnt from several sources. Over the last few weeks, the Conservatives have refurbished an office at the Southern Parishes Conservative Club in Hedge End, replacing old furniture, installing new equipment & phone...
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Farage could stand in Eastleigh

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March 10, 2012
Farage could stand in Eastleigh

Ukip have not ruled out their charismatic leader Nigel Farage  contesting Eastleigh should a by-election be called at short notice. There has been much speculation in the press over the weekend after Conservative party chair Baroness Warsi said the conservatives had targeted the seat and that she believed Lib Dem MP Chris Huhne –...
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Huhne hogs headlines again

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February 29, 2012
Huhne hogs headlines again

Chris Huhne, Eastleigh’s media celebrity MP, has hit the headlines once again, just days before his  court appearance to answer charges of perverting the course of justice – charges he is denying. A storm of protest broke out over the disclosure that the former cabinet minister, who had been obliged to withdraw from the...
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2000 Tories to descend on Eastleigh

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February 28, 2012
2000 Tories to descend on Eastleigh

Political blogger Guido Fawkes has reported that the Conservative party plan to send a team of 2000 party activists this Sunday, two days after the town’s Lib Dem MP Chris Huhne is due to appear in court alongside his former wife to answer charges of perverting the course of justice. A spokesperson for Eastleigh...
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Huhne Bailed

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February 16, 2012
Huhne Bailed

Chris Huhne, Eastleigh’s colourful MP, has been bailed to appear at Southwark Crown Court on March 2 following a morning  appearance in the dock at Westminster Magistrate’s Court. An uncharecteristlcially glum looking Mr Huhne appeared with former wife Vicky Pryce to answer charges that they consipred to  allow Ms Pryce to take a speeding...
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MP praise as Fire Service goes green

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January 18, 2012
MP praise as Fire Service goes green

Chris Huhne MP showed his support for Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service’s commitment to the environment at a recent visit to the Service’s Headquarters in Eastleigh on 13 January 2012. At a meeting with Chief Officer John Bonney, Chris Huhne MP was presented with the Service’s polices and plans that outline its commitment to...
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Police press for Huhne charges

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December 24, 2011
Police press for Huhne charges

Police are urging prosecutors to bring proceedings against Eastleigh’s MP Chris Huhne and his former wife Vicky Pryce according to The Times. The newspaper claims that Essex police believe they have enough evidence to charge the Cabinet Minister with speeding and perverting the course of justice and that his ex wife should also face...
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