Category: Chris Huhne

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

‘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 shortly…

The Tory not-so-secret campaign HQ

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 lines,…

Chris Huhne back in court

Eastleigh’s MP Chris Huhne appeared in court again today as he continues his fight to prove his innocence against charges that he forced his ex-wife Vicky Prtce to take speeding penalty points on his behalf. The couple, who were reported as ‘muttering” to each other through the course short hearing at Stratford, were both remanded…

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 cabinet…

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 rap…

Chris Huhne resigns Cabinet post…

Eastleigh’s MP,  Chris Huhne, was forced to resign his post as the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change today. At a press conference this morning, the Director of Public Prosecutions announced that Chris Huhne and his ex-wife, Vicky Price,  would both face criminal charges for perverting the course of justice The full text…

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 the…