Category: Chris Huhne

Archive of stories featuring Chris Huhne, the former Liberal Democrat MP for Eastleigh, as published on Eastleigh News.

Eastleigh Elvis candidate hangs up jumpsuit

Elvis loves pets

  One of the more colourful candidates in Eastleigh’s 2013 by-election has announced he will no longer contest elections  the Nottingham Post has reported. Following the resignation of disgraced MP Chris Huhne, David Bishop stood in the landmark by-election for the Elvis Loves Pets party on a platform that promised “free neutering for Cats and…

Lucas lambasts “Big Six” cosy relationship with Whitehall

cl parliament benches

With many householders across the Borough of Eastleigh, and more widely across the UK, furious at the latest round of super-inflationary energy price increases, Caroline Lucas, the Green MP for Brighton Pavillion, has spoken about the problem of rising energy bills and the relationship between the Government and the “Big Six” energy companies. Commenting on…

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 as…

Huhne hacked..?

Huhne Twit

Eastleigh’s MP, Chris Huhne’s, Twitter account appears to have been hacked. Currently displaying an implausible  Tweet that promotes a way of losing weight, the MP and former Cabinet Minister’s Twitter Account has also been used to send Direct Messages that encourage the recipient to click on a link. That link supposedly contains a photo of the…

Huhne launches Borough’s “Safe Places”

Safer Places Scheme Hampshire

Eastleigh’s MP, Chris Huhne, has announced on his website that he has launched the Borough’s Safer Places Scheme, at a recent event in Netley. The Safer Places scheme provides places for vulnerable people to go if they have a problem whilst out and about. Participants now extend across the whole Borough and include local Town and Parish councils, shops, leisure…

‘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, construction,…