Chris Huhne lands new job with US energy firm

Disgraced former MP Chris Huhne has landed a high profile job with an energy company in the US three months after being released from prison. The former Energy Minister has been appointed as the European Chairman of Zilkha Biomass Energy (ZBE) “with the remit of growing the business in the European Union”, according to an […]

Eight months in jail for ex-Energy Secretary

Former Energy Secretary Chris Huhne was given eight months in jail for perverting the course of justice yesterday afternoon. He was sentenced along with his ex-wife Vicky Pryce for passing speeding points to her, changing his plea to guilty at the eleventh hour after their son sent him a text message berating Huhne. The sentencing […]

Chris Huhne pleads guilty over penalty points

Former Energy Secretary Chris Huhne has pleaded guilty to perverting the court of justice over claims his ex-wife took speeding points for him. The former Cabinet Minister stepped down as Energy Secretary after the charges against him last February but denied the allegations. The charges date back to March 2003 when Huhne’s car was allegedly […]

Huhne charged

Chris Huhne will be prosecuted for perverting the course of justice following a decision by the head of the CPS this morning. Mr Huhne and his ex-wife Vicky Pryce were both charged in relation to a speeding points offence from 2003. Making a rare statement the Director of Public Prosecutions Keir Starmer told the press: […]

Huhne speeding decision due tomorrow

Energy Secretary Chris Huhne will find out on Friday morning whether he faces charges over allegedly dodging a speeding fine. The Crown Prosecution announced that they will be announcing the decision live at 10am tomorrow. An investigation into Mr Huhne began after his ex-wife Vicky Pryce made allegations he shifted points for a speeding offence […]