Category Archives: Chris Huhne

Some brief thoughts on Chris Huhne

It’s just over a year since Chris Huhne and his former wife Vicky Pryce were charged with perverting the course of justice and Chris Huhne resigned from the Cabinet. Today, as the case came to trial, Chris Huhne dramatically changed … Continue reading

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Nick Clegg, you can’t go on about diversity and continue to pass over women

What a rubbish week this has been. Nothing has been as bad for me as the passage of the Welfare Reform Bill, a true nadir in the life of this Government, but it’s not good to see one of your … Continue reading

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PM Cameron praises Chris Huhne’s passion and distinction as he accepts resignation and Clegg offers a way back

The letters between Chris Huhne and David Cameron on Huhne’s resignation as Energy and Climate Change secretary have been published on the Number 10 website: First, Chris Huhne’s. His pain is palpable as he recounts his achievements. This letter is … Continue reading

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Chris Huhne protests innocence as he confirms resignation from Cabinet

Chris Huhne has just made the briefest statement outside his Central London flat. He has confirmed that he is stepping down as Energy and Climate Change secretary. He protested his innocence and stated that he was confident that a jury … Continue reading

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Chris Huhne and Vicky Pryce to be charged with perverting the course of justice

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Keir Starmer, has just announced that Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne and his former wife VIcky Pryce will be charged with perverting the course of justice. They will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court … Continue reading

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Michael Moore – handy with a hoover, a pie and a cello

I can’t let the Festive Season go by with out posting this hilarious cartoon Christmas card, featuring Michael Moore, Nick Clegg, Danny Alexander, Vince Cable and Chris Huhne as elves. It makes me howl with laughter every single time….. Thanks … Continue reading

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>Ain’t no sunlight from Guido on Chris Huhne’s expenses

>I wouldn’t normally sully your day with a link to the noxious Guido Fawkes blog. After all, this is the guy who cast aspersions and innuendo over William Hague until he was forced to make an unprecedented personal statement last … Continue reading

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>Farron, Floella and Co talk about Lib Dem values in action

>Channel 4 let a bunch of Lib Dem parliamentarians take over their political slot recently. This is their effort, which I’ll let you watch before I nitpick. The good things: I liked the broad brush stuff – it was the … Continue reading

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>My Coalition Reshuffle

>I have been challenged by Nick Thornsby to take part in a discussion about how the Coalition is doing and how I’d reshuffle the Government. I agree with Nick that I think on day to day business, at least from what … Continue reading

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>Huhne stays in Cancun, no thanks to Labour or the Greens

>So, Chris Huhne has decided to stay in Cancun to continue the valuable work he’s doing at the UN climate change conference. This is a good thing, and shows that he’s prepared to stick by what’s important, regardless of the … Continue reading

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