Tag: Speeding points

Huhne to resign after guilty plea

Chris Huhne has sensationally announced he is to resign as Eastleigh’s MP after pleading guilty to the charge of perverting the course of justice which he faces alongside his former wife Vicky Pryce. This means there will now be a by-election in Eastleigh to elect a new Member of Parliament. The Lib Dem – a…

Huhne pleads: “Not Guilty”

Eastleigh’s Lib Dem MP Chris Huhne is to stand trial next Monday at Southwark Crown Court on charges of perverting the course of justice alongside his former wife Vicky Pryce. Mr Huhne – who has always maintained his innocence –  pleaded ‘not guilty’ to the charge that he persuaded his ex-wife to take his penalty…

Huhne in court at pre-trial hearing

  Eastleigh MP Chris Huhne appeared in court in Reading yesterday in a pre-trial hearing over the allegation that he perverted the course of justice. The ex Cabinet Minister is charged with the offence along with ex-wife Vicky Pryce over  allegations that he persuaded her to take his penalty points for a speeding offence in…

Huhne OK for Christmas light switch on

Eastleigh residents will be heaving a sigh of relief with the news that Chris Huhne, Eastleigh’s popular MP, will still be available to switch on the Town’s Christmas lights next month after a judge postponed his trial on charges of perverting  the course of justice which were due to start this week. Huhne along with…

Huhne under pressure

Eastleigh’s MP Chris Huhne has faced another day of intense media speculation over his future following allegations that his former wife took penalty points for him – despite a televised denial and the public support of David Cameron and Nick Clegg. Todays newspapers describe him as isolated and ‘hanging on by a thread’. The Daily…

Huhne is “Fighting for his Political Life”

Eastleigh’s MP Chris Huhne was said to be ‘fighting for his political life’ this morning as the Sunday Times published details of a secretly recorded phone conversation in which  it appears Mr Huhne advises the person alleged to have taken a driving conviction on his behalf not to talk to the press. The Cabinet minister…