Tag: Chris Huhne

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 fail.…

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 the…

‘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

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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,…

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…