Tag: Penalty points

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…

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…

Huhne in Clear!

Eastleigh’s under fire MP Chris Huhne has been cleared of underreporting election expenses following an investigation by the electoral commission but Eastleigh’s Group of Independent councillors say they have been invited to re-submit a separate complaint. The commission had received a complaint from the Sunlight Centre for Open Politics alleging that Lib Dem Cabinet Minster…

Police seize mobile phone in Huhne case

Police have seized a mobile phone belonging to Eastleigh MP Chris Huhne’s son the Mail on Sunday will claim in their edition due to printed this Sunday. The newspaper will say that the phone was confiscated at the home of Mr Huhne’s estranged wife Vicky Pryce by police investigating allegations that the cabinet minister persuaded…