Tag: Vicky Pryce

Huhne ex claims ‘coerced’ into speed points dodge

Vicky Pryce, the former wife of our MP Chris Huhne, has told a court that he forced her to take speeding points on his behalf yesterday. It is alleged that Ms Pryce took the points for Huhne in 2003 after speed cameras caught Huhne’s car speeding on an Essex motorway. Appearing at Stratford Crown court…

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…

Huhne phone tape now in Police hands

The Sunday Times has confirmed it has now handed the Police a secret tape recording of a telephone conversation between Eastleigh’s MP Chris Huhne and his estranged wife Vicky Pryce in which he can be heard discussing claims concerning his driving record. The Sunday Times had been ordered to hand over the tape to police…

Cops seize secret Huhne tape

Police investigating allegations that Eastleigh’s MP Chris Huhne pressurised his former wife into taking driving penalty points on his behalf in 2003 have won a court order to obtain a secret tape recording and signed statement from The Sunday Times which is said to implicate the Energy Secretary. The Sunday Times has reported that at…

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 in driving allegations

A leading Sunday newspaper has published allegations concerning Chris Huhne’s driving record. The Sunday Times asked the Eastleigh MP’s former wife to comment on stories said to be circulating Westminster, that Mr Huhne had asked someone take a three point endorsement for him in order to avoid a driving ban. Vicki Pryce is said to…

Chris Huhne in Affair Shock

Eastleigh has been rocked by the news that the towns newly re-elected MP and government front bencher Chris Huhne is to leave his wife of 26 years, the Greek born economist Vicky Pryce for his former campaign press officer Carina Trimmingham. The News of the World has reported Mr Huhne as saying “I am in…