June 6th, 2011

Huhne Coppers Meet With Prosecutors

PA is suggesting that Essex Police had a face to face meeting on Friday with the CPS to discuss Chris Huhne’s speeding points. The inquiry is on going, but the police must be confident enough that they have a case if they are actively seeking face time the prosecutors…

Huhne was out of the country last week, he might wish he’d stayed there…


  1. 1
    Billy Preston is the 2nd best 5th beatle says:

    eh ?


    • 8

      Senior moment. Read that as Huhne Coopers and wondered how Huhne speeding could be connected with Hampstead Heath parliamentary dogging encounters.


      • 64
        Bowden is a tosser says:

        RU Rich & Mark


        • 69
          David Laws Lib Dem fiddler says:

          How long does it take to interview two people and locate documentary evidence?? Why hasn’t McClegg intervened and suspended or sacked Huhne? Why hasn’t McClegg sacked laws?? Why hasn’t McClegg sacked Campbell? When is McClegg going to clean up politics???

          McClegg the life story: How he failed in so many of his tasks while taking money from the taxpayer. A man who had it all and gave nothing in return.


    • 45
      Diddler hater says:

      Does anyone care any more? Just accept that the dems are a bunch of immoral diddlers and leave it at that.


    • 47
      Bartholomew - George Osborne's teddy says:

      And so you should be confused. Guido has shown again that noone can touch him for commenting on things about which he knows nothing (he should be in the Commons). The plods are now so bound by bureaucracy that they will habitually meet the CPS to discuss dropping cases as well as pursuing them. It is known as arse covering (not to be confused with the odd habits of so many of our representatives).


      • 54
        Steve says:

        Bart – Certainly in THIS case plod would be mad not to pass the buck to the CPS. It seems obvious that IF the Mrs is admitting her guilt Huhne is late (as in the late Ford Prefect). But as she has probably realised she too will be for the big house she is probably saying she menat the other one; or she can’t remember.

        By then, it really is for the CPS not plod to decide!


      • 57
        Anonymous says:

        Both of you are talking shite, procedures dictate that the CPS will require to be updated on the progress of any enquiry into a minister of the Crown irrespective of whether there is a likelihood of prosecution or the strength of the case. In other words even if their enquiries resulted in little or no evidence such meetings would still take place as the CPS must be kept in the loop throughout the investigation.
        No inference should be drawn from this.


  2. 2
    Chris Huhne says:

    I’ll be back.


    • 17
      Handycock (Teen Fondler) says:

      This man is an embarrassment to the Commons.



      • 46
        David Laws, diddling? me? says:

        He really does have a nerve.


      • 49
        Bartholomew - George Osborne's teddy says:

        As are so many. Of course, none can touch our own dear Boris. Most philanderers play away from home. Boris plays in the homes of whichever of his friends turns a blind eye. No wonder it was so easy to come up with the name for Boris’ Bikes. My man is just off to check that the security services are keeping a tight leash on Natalie Rowe.


  3. 3
    Chris Huhne says:

    We’re all stars now in the dope show.


    • 21
      Tell it like it really is says:

      That will be the CPS run by Keir Starmer, so named by his parents to ensure he is steeped in ideological left wing crap. Unbiased, non partisan – I hope he replies here and says he isn’t.


    • 50
      Bartholomew - George Osborne's teddy says:

      Well you know the old saying, “Grow your own dope, plant a plod”.


  4. 4
    Spare foxes; hunt civil servants. says:

    The CPS. Why haven’t they been abolished? If the Bill think they’ve got a case, they should prosecute, not defer to a bunch of PC non-jobbers.


    • 11
      Strap that rectum in, this dildo's massive Chrissy boy says:

      Nope, think you may have the wrong end of the stick. the Crown Prosecution Service has to decide whether there’s a case viable to go to court and then they prosecute – the polis just collect the evidence and arrest the mudda fooker.


      • 20
        Spare foxes; hunt civil servants. says:

        No, you completely missed my point.

        The CPS are the fifth leg on the dog. There’s no need for them whatsoever. If the police have a case, they should prosecute, not hand all the paperwork over to some civil servant grunts who ponder the rights and wrongs of the prosecution case.


        • 34
          John 'the fuckwit' Prescott says:

          I think I kinda realised after posting – muchos apols


        • 41
          Backwoodsman says:

          Its an interesting one this ! Not some complicated commercial fraud case, an offense the average punter can understand and has an opinion on, where one of the people involved has owned up and where there is rumoured to be lots of evidence corroborating her story.
          So, some bloke in the CPS is thinking, hang on, the boss might be giving me a nod & a wink to get this politico off, but what happens if the press find out and I end up getting a Shoesmithing . Everyone and his dog is going to think its a fix and my name is going to be sh1t, nah, they can have a word with the judge to sort it out for them.


    • 19

      In fact it’s CPS policy to prosecute if they think they can make a case, even if the police have evidence that the suspect is innocent. Then it all comes down to whether the CPS can keep the vindicating evidence out of court, so they can secure a conviction. It’s the nature of the adversarial system and Labour’s legacy. It’s twisted, and we have to pay for it.

      The police have no say in whether someone is charged or not.


      • 22
        Spare foxes; hunt civil servants. says:

        So, nice big saving for the taxpayer if the CPS is scrapped and the civil servants working therein are handed P45s, yes?


      • 26
        Tell it like it really is says:

        Totally agree – a farcical situation but what else would you expect from the Labour stable?


        • 31
          Tessa Tickles says:

          That’s what I thought – it’s so dumb it has to be a Labour construct, but I just looked it up and surprisingly the CPS were formed in 1986, by..

          Maybe Labour meddled with it and made it worse. That wouldn’t be a surprise.


          • They certainly did. I believe it was a response to the Daily Mail, saying that far too many people were getting away without being charged, so they brought in the policy of always charging, even where the suspect was clearly innocent.

            At the same time they also introduced means testing for legal representation, so if you can’t prove that your income in £10K in legal fees. That’s for the least serious allegations, obviously more serious ones would cost many times that. They also removed the right to trial by jury.


          • Reposted as Mr Fawkes’s HTML stripping ruined my post (I wasn’t using HTML!):

            They certainly did. I believe it was a response to the Daily Mail, saying that far too many people were getting away without being charged, so they brought in the policy of always charging, even where the suspect was clearly innocent.

            At the same time they also introduced means testing for legal representation, so if you can’t prove that your income is less than £15K, you have to represent yourself, unless you can pay more than £10K in legal fees. That’s for the least serious allegations, obviously more serious ones would cost many times that. They also removed the right to trial by jury.


      • 53
        Mr Wright says:

        Ask Keith Jessop of HMS Edinburgh fame. He was hired by the government to recover gold from a sunken warship and then was prosecuted for not paying VAT to the government for bringing the gold in! Twice! By the original Jacqui “it weren’t my fault I was promoted above my abilities”Smith bimbo .


        • 58
          A donkey in a red rosette says:

          Never mind being promoted above her abilities , she was elected above them as well.


  5. 5
    Goodnight Rider says:

    Goodnight Rider, a shadowy flight into the dangerous world of a man whose career soon won’t exist.


  6. 6

    Just a test to see if I’m still being moderated…


    • 7

      Wahooo, I’ve been forgiven. Thank you. It was only a flippant dismissal of stupid people…


      • 10
        Billy Preston is the 2nd best 5th beatle says:

        We are all moderated
        no one is forgiven

        piece be with you.


        • 14

          Nah, if some old Saxon language slips in there, it seems it triggers a process whereby you go onto a moderation list, and your comments are un-published for a day or two until someone manually moderates ‘em. Effectively rendering you mute.

          Blo@dy Normans suppressing our language. Next they’ll start calling cow, beef, and pig, pork.


          • John 'the fuckwit' Prescott says:

            I don’t kna what thar fooking means lad. When I were up Tracey Temple’s sweaty fadge and dripping my lard soaked man fat up her sphincter, old Guido never fooking moderated me, by ‘eck and no fooking mistake.


          • Ronald McDonald says:

            Curse those Normans. Curse them all!


          • Bartholomew - George Osborne's teddy says:

            Every time I pass Norman Tebbitt I curse him.


  7. 9
    The Labour Party says:

    Do as we say, minions! Oops, did I say that out loud? Of course, what I meant to say was we speak for you and if you vote for us we will do our best for the country.


  8. 12
    Cheryl Cole says:

    Why aye pet! First they fired me froom American X Factor but now they want me back like! Yowze can’t make up ya mind like!


    • 62
      The name is Cock, Handycock says:

      Whey eye pet. Forget about American X factor. What you need is a good man to look after you. I am looking for an Intern. How about it?


  9. 13
    Everard P Burgerpenis says:

    It’s all a bit yawn-worthy.


    • 29
      Tessa Tickles says:

      Give me ten minutes alone with Huhne and I’ll find out if he’s guilty. His family wouldn’t recognise him afterwards, but hey hoo, those 10 minutes will be great on YouTube. And guilty or not, he’s an AGW-believing LimpDim, so he deserves a smashed skull and broken knee-caps.


      • 39
        Harold Shand says:

        Internet Tough Guys? I shit ‘em!


      • 52
        Bartholomew - George Osborne's teddy says:

        You are Dick Sniffin of the Buggers, Nutters and Perverts and I claim my prize. Double or nothing that my 80 year old mother could hammer you.


  10. 15
    Prole says:

    The PA correspondent tweet of a few
    hours ago is much more interesting.
    Something about Romanian reporters
    anxious about squirrels. Don’t they have squirrels
    in Romania. They’ll recognise the Downing street rat of course.
    Is it Romania or Rumania ? Anyway who cares about Huhne.


  11. 16

    O/T or O/T?
    The boy Yvette app.ears to be in some pain here, almost as if Balls had impetuously torn through the wrong entrance:


    Warning: leave viewing until well after supper.


    • 27
      Tessa Tickles says:

      It came out of the same DNA tank as Cherie Blair, hasn’t it?


      • 33

        The Brown double helix.


        • 37
          Tessa Tickles says:

          Yuk.. somewhat Nokia-damaged, and ‘enhanced’ with bits of bogey.


          • How about the SuperNokia Flinging Championships at Lords? Gordon flings the phone into play, CooperBalls have to attempt it from entering Cherie’s mouth (the one on the ground). Tony and Hain are there to add good weather ambience but the latter has to be restrained from damaging the pitch. Bring your own refreshments as Prezza is manning the hot dog stand. Angela Eagle and sister provide the laughs at half time. All the other old hands are there, but blindfolded, to give them greater vision than they had in their previous jobs. Bank of England printing presses are brought on site and run at full pelt, just to provide the ambiance. The whole lot ends when the ink canisters spontaneously combust and those who are not drowned are consumed by the flames… (Next week …)


          • Simon Cowell Childrens entertainer says:

            Not the snappiest one liner I’ve ever heard so it’s a no from me I’m afraid.


    • 30
      Infuriated of West Mids says:

      I’d describe it more as a look of disappointed resignation that it didn’t even touch the sides.


  12. 18
    Gordon Brown says:

    I’m lonely. Will you be my friend?


  13. 32
    Infuriated of West Mids says:

    *Bing Bong*

    Paging Mark Pack. Paging Mark Pack. Will you please report to the blog – we need a laugh. Thank you.


    • 38
      Mark Pack (political genius) says:

      Your Tory`s are climate change deneir`s and stupid fool`s. I’m not speaking to you.


  14. 35
    Infuriated of West Mids says:

    Oh, and clean up in aisle 3 please. Gordon’s shat himsel…. err…… made a mess again.


  15. 40

    Is David Threlfall fucking Pauline McLynn, or Frank Gallagher, or both of them?

    What? Can’t we mention that?

    Oh! It involves national security, I suppose.

    What shall we talk about then?


    • 67
      expat ponderer says:

      Being a resident of a country outside of the British Islets, I have to say I have never heard of any of them. Are they important or something?


  16. 48
    Back Pack says:

    Police probing allegations that Cabinet minister Chris Huhne tried to dodge punishment for speeding have received advice from prosecutors, it has been revealed.

    The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said one of its representatives held face-to-face talks with officers from Essex Police on Friday.

    A spokesman said: “We have met the police and given them some advice, to meet with Guido Fawkes and obtain his evidence.The case is ongoing. They have not delivered an evidence file.We are desperate to obtain a conviction in this case”


  17. 60
    Anonymous says:

    Those crosshairs you have on the Huhne most be approaching their first birthday soon, are you throwing a party ?


  18. 65
    Postlethwaite says:

    How long now have we been told it will be real soon now?

    I dont think he is ever going to resign or be prosecuted.


  19. 66
    50 Calibre says:

    I don’t wish the man any harm, but I do like the smell of toast in the morning…


  20. 68

    politics politics.. it make all of us sick.


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