February 4th, 2013

Huhne Resigns From Eastleigh


165 Comments

  1. 1
    Frederick says:

    What a loss to the nation.

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    • 12
      Dave says:

      What a gay day week.

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    • 14
      H@rry Redknapp says:

      Taxmen are E Z P Z compared to jilted wives.

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    • 26
      Hugh Janus says:

      I hope the court will take fully into account of the time it took for him to ‘fess up….

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      • 37
        Sunny Jim says:

        Yes indeed. I don’t think that changing your plea once in the dock counts as ‘early plea’, somehow. “Take him down”

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      • 64
        Stink Huhne says:

        He’s lied, lied and lied for the best part of two years over this. Not to mention the waste of public time and money.

        Now he pleads guilty at the very last moment as he realises all his legal manoeuvring has failed because the law of the land says he will get a reduced sentence by doing so.

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      • 107
        Malcolm Redfellow says:

        They will.

        My Pert Young Piece/learned friend suggests that there’ll be minimal discount for changing the plea this late — the minimum is four months, so anything at that level is a stitch-up. Moreover, blaming the wife exacerbates the offence …

        Note, Mr Fawkes, this time I didn’t mention Ms Br*sc**.

        Errr … ooops!

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    • 54
      Applecart says:

      You can lie to your heart’s content in politics. But in normal life where responsibilities are real and “interviewers” won’t stop short of making you admit the truth, you join the rest of us who are expected to live by a moral code far higher than the fiddlings of political skulduggery.

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        Cynical-old-bag says:

        That’s the problem. They’ve lied so often, they can’t tell the difference between lies and the truth.

        The fact that he perverted the course of justice is a crime, but whether proper sentence will be meted out is quite another matter.

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        • 103
          Britain the ruined country says:

          He has just appeared on television – still arrogant, still pompous, unapologetic and still………………………..a Huhne.

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    • 74
      Popeye says:

      Looks as if he has a bit of a headache, he he.

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    • 123
      yeah, right... says:

      Lovely. One speculates with real concern just how prison life with agree with this humble man of such high integrity.

      Well done Guido.

      One down, 649 to go.

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    • 153
      Keitho says:

      These pricks swan around telling the rest of us how to live “ethically”, “responsibly” and “fairly” yet here we are again with another big boy who cannot live up to the expectations he has of us.

      Let’s all hope he finds time to actually learn about the facts behind these jolly green scams while he is in the nick too. ‘kinell.

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  2. 2
    Justice says:

    Haaaaaaaahaaaaaaaaa

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  3. 3
    Richard the Lionheart. says:

    Oh happy days, oh happy days………..

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    • 83
      Daedalus says:

      Couldn’t put it better myself. The sanctimonious tosspot is history, lets hope the men in wigs make and example of him.

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  4. 4
    What a plonker says:

    About bloody time,

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  5. 5
    Nick Clegg says:

    It will only be when he’s in prison.

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    • 36
      Anon says:

      He seemed to be confident that the prosecutor was going to drop the case at some point….will be interesting to see if they find a ‘technicality” so they can quietly drop it.

      But even if he goes to prison he’ll be back in a year or so; or at the very least a nice job in Brussels.

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  6. 6
    Latimer Alder says:

    Off to Oblivihuhne……

    But we won’t forget you…..

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    • 84
      Lord Stansted says:

      Not so sure, these bastards have no sense of shame. He could be back – in a EU or “green” capacity perhaps.

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      • 129
        yeah, right... says:

        Indeed.

        Mandleson resigned in disgrace, what, three times?

        different rules apply to these people because we allow them to write the rules.

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  7. 7
    Jim says:

    They shouldn’t heat his prison cell to save money – he was responsible for energy bills going up, so he’ll no doubt want to make restitution for that as well.

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  8. 8
    Sandra in Accounts says:

    Vote UKIP in Eastleigh.

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    • 152
      Mr & Mrs Joe Public now UKIP members thanks to CMDDD's never ending campaigning.. says:

      +1M……..especially if Nigel is the UKIP candidate that would make CMDDD’s

      by election day complete with a bloody good kicking in the bollox as well !!!

      Happy days & roll on……Lets show the Bull*ington Boy what the Voters

      really mean !!

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  9. 9
    Anonymous says:

    What a twonk! What was all this denial for?

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    MacHeath says:

    Best idea. It would be hard to represent his voters fom the gibbet

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  12. 13
    R Swiper says:

    Hope they bang him up with the Plebgate Plod. Perfect cellmates.

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      oldasiahand39 says:

      Hope they bung him up at the Scrubs with Bubba. In the states that called being sent to Africa and the threat makes all the white boy white collar crims confess especially the bankers..

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  13. 15
    HappyNow says:

    Thank God!
    This has made me feel all warm inside…

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  14. 16
    Tosspot says:

    sounds like a Liberal View to me…..

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  15. 17
    adams says:

    Vote UKIP in Eastleigh and coerce your wife to do the same ! LibLabCon OUT

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  16. 18
    On a slightly different note says:

    So has anyone figured out who wanted to try and force a by-election in Sutton Coldfield along similar lines ?

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  17. 19
    Getting interested already says:

    UKIP said they wouldn’t stand aside; Conservative probable candidate looks very electable

    http://www.eastleighnews.co.uk/2012/11/eastleigh-ukip-we-wont-stand-aside-for-maria/

    http://www.mariahutchings.co.uk/about-maria-hutchings

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  18. 20
    SaltPetre says:

    Well done Guido. Rejoice rejoice rejoice.

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  19. 21
    hank the cat says:

    The point is when is Vaz going to jail?

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  20. 22
    Mobiddly O'bees says:

    Lets see if the naughty boy goes down. Bubba from cell block H will be pleased.

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  21. 23
    Back@woodsman says:

    Ah,another ‘simple sword of justice ‘ moment. Couldn’t happen to a bigger arsehole, could it ?

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  22. 24
    Johnny Norfolk says:

    Now lets see if he is treated the same as Archer.

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  23. 25
    CON GAIN says:

    Exposed for all to see! His name is shame forever.

    CON GAIN

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  24. 27
    Spodd says:

    I’m sure this cheat won’t go short of anything! A hollow resignation. He will still be able to pay his bills…… WITH OUR MONEY….. CHEAT CHEAT

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  25. 28
    YorkshireLad says:

    Labour can select Tony Blair as their candidate!

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  26. 29
    Flying Pig says:

    “Prime minister David Cameron’s official spokesman declined to comment on the former minister’s resignation, saying only: “It is a matter for Mr Huhne.”

    May we assume that in future Downing Street will never make comment about any criminals – or their criminal behaviour ? They’ll just say “It’s a matter for the criminal”

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    • 52
      Cynical-old-bag says:

      He might be back again soon.

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    • 59
      Bluto says:

      Excellent point. Cameron is always mouthing off from his moral pulpit so I doubt it – but you make an excellent point.

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      • 144
        Left wing twat fucktard spotter says:

        He cant say anything you fucktards its still in the courts. If he did he would be in contempt of court

        You left wing twats really need to drop out of the fucking gene pool

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        • 157
          Calm down dear says:

          Nick Clegg has just made specific comment about Huhne.

          According to you he will now be charged with contempt of court.

          Glad I don’t share the same gene pool as you.

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  27. 30
    Gay Fucks says:

    I imagine Bubba is going to get him in prison.

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  28. 32
    Duncan says:

    He should payback 2 years of MP’s salary as well!

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    • 40
      Cynical-old-bag says:

      In my view, any MP who gets put away should never be allowed back into politics again.

      It’ll never happen, though.

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    • 51
      Hoon of the year club says:

      And all of his ministerial salary. It will never happen, of course.

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      • 61
        Cynical-old-bag says:

        No – but it would be nice to think that the shyster would never be entitled to his pension, or anything else!

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        • 106
          Pip says:

          What does a politician have to do to forfeit their pension ?
          Perhaps Huhne could become a testcase.

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          • Why are Politicians never prosecuted for misconduct in public office ? says:

            The copper who was convicted recently will almost certainly lose her pension, will be interesting to see if that happens to Huhne. If not why not ?

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  29. 33

    Could also apply to Dave given the likely Eastleigh result.

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  30. 35
    Cynical-old-bag says:

    Will he be out in time to get back onto the gravy train?

    Bet he will.

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  31. 39

    Well, if you can’t trust a politician, who can you trust?

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  32. 41
    Sesachili says:

    How much has he claimed in expenses since first being charged, and if they were paid will we, the taxpayers, get a refund? What is Bercow’s ruling?

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  33. 42
    Parliamentary Standards Commissioner says:

    Will he pay back all the salary and expenses he has claimed since being charged and falsely protesting his innocence?

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  34. 43
    Tachybaptus says:

    There is supposed to be no such thing as plea bargaining in this country. But could pleading guilty get him a non-custodial sentence?

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    • 56

      Not for an offence as serious as Perverting the Course of Justice. He would hardly be entitled to any discount off his sentence, given that his guilty plea came in so late. There are several aggravating features to the offence, not least his position of responsibility, so a custodial sentence is inevitable.

      Martin Brunt’s estimate on Sky News is about accurate – 6 to 12 months’ imprisonment.

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      • 69
        Cynical-old-bag says:

        Whatever the sentence, it will probably be just under the length of sentence required to ensure he never gets back into politics.

        They make the Rules. End of.

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  35. 44
    Broadcasting Louse says:

    BBC – “Nick Clegg shocked and saddened by Chris Huhne’s behaviour.”

    hahahahahahaha.

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  36. 46
    PaulB says:

    Please can we have a video sequence of all his previous denials?
    On another note in these depressing times how long before, like many other shameless people who should crawl away under a stone and never be seen again, he is rehabiliated having made his journey from guilt to penitence, learned the lessons, and drawn a line and moved on?

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  37. 47
    RaSkAl says:

    I have coerced my wife into making a celebratory lunch.

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  38. 48
    voice of reason says:

    Gotta be this….

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  39. 49
    Guido Fawkes says:

    I’ve got more chance of winning Eastleigh than Nigel Farage.

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    • 70
      Broadcasting Louse says:

      Sadly true. An electorate who voted Huhne in will opt for another wanker in his place.

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    • 77
      Remittance Man says:

      At last election Huhne’s majority was 3864 over the Tories. Labour had 5153 votes and UKIP had 1933.

      The important question now relates to how many LibDem voters will shift to Labour and how many Tories are now intending to give UKIP their vote.

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    • 143
      Think before you vote says:

      If the people of Eastleigh vote liblabcon in the by-election, then they deserve to host a good proportion of the expected influx of Romanians and Bulgarians coming next year.

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      • 156
        Catty Comment(Ms) says:

        The Bulgarian Foreign Minister is on Sky at the moment saying we need only expect about 300. He was trying really hard to keep a straight face though!

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    The Daddy of B-Wing says:

    Granting Huhne unconditional bail until a sentence date to be fixed, Mr Justice Sweeney said: “As Mr Kelsey-Fry has foreshadowed, you should have no illusions whatsoever as to the sort of sentence that you are likely to receive.”

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  41. 53
    Remittance Man says:

    Well I never, the chap is more honourable than I believed. Who’d a thunk it?

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    • 65
      Engineer says:

      Oh, come on. He lied all the way to the final stage. If he was honourable, he’d have ‘fessed up at the time of the original offence.

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      • 120
        Ex-Selohesra says:

        or perhaps not even committed it in the first place

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      • 149
        Remittance Man says:

        I did say “more” honourable.

        I was betting on the bugger trying to stay in parliament, claiming pay, pension and expenses for as long as he could.

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    • 73
      Cynical-old-bag says:

      They are neither Right, Honourable, or Gentlemen.

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    • 76
      George says:

      Honest? He spent 10 years denying it and blaming
      outside forces,specifically politcal opponents – guido fawkes had it rigth onthis one 10 years ago.

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    • 148
      Sabotaging our energy supply says:

      These people don’t know the meaning of the word honour. They are thieving, conniving, lying vermin.

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  42. 55
    Foreign & Commonwealth Office says:

    This is now going viral,my life already.

    El exministro Chris Huhne dimitirá de su escaño tras admitir que mintió: El exministro británico de Energ… http://bit.ly/WSXiuS #Chile

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  43. 57
    Engineer says:

    It’s the cover-up that gets you.

    If the guy had just owned up at the time of the offence, he’d have served his dri-ving ban and it would all have been forgotten years ago.

    On the other hand, he’d probably still be in office inflicting windmills, dodgy climate science and worse on the nation, so maybe sometimes things do work out for the greater good. We haven’t completely got rid of the problem as Ed Davey is still in full-on green mode, but appointing the likes of Owen Patterson does signal the start of a move to more pragmatic energy policy.

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    • 118
      Anonymous says:

      Time is the answer to our wishes. A person that knowingly “bends the rules” will continue to bend them, further and further, in all parts of their life.

      That is why when a well known person is eventually found to be guilty, there is normally an uncovering of other dubious events. The question is what other liberties with the truth could have been taken by this man. If he can have the affront to point blank deny these charges, and then have to admit them, there could be more dishonesty to be found.

      So we look forward to the government taking a close look at his past work to see if a few policy changes can be rushed in based on supposedly dishonest information. Generally a major policy of a party is hard to change, and takes many years to alter, but with a perceived evidence flaw a policy can change over night. If they can show the basis of a policy was dishonest then they are justified to get rid of it quickly.

      They have their opportunity to discredit all his past work.

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      • 150
        Barristers moth eaten wig says:

        Don’t they normally ask that any other crimes they wish to be taken into account?

        In a politicians case they could be there for months listing them all.

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  44. 58
    Tom says:

    Oddly enough, not a peep about Fibbing Chris on the Liberal Democrat Website:http://www.libdems.org.uk/home.aspx…. Funny, that. UKIP, if you are paying attention you should make it a central part of your policy to rename the Depart Of Energy And Climate Change as Department Of Energy, scratching out the fuckwit bit at the end.

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  45. 59
    Richard The Third, those bastards are stealing my thunder says:

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  46. 62
    George says:

    Here wo go again “holier than though,” Lib dems, most corrupt and sleeziest party in a parliament full of corrupt and sleazy parties.

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  47. 63
    Moby Dick says:

    I nominate the motorway speed camera for the house of lords

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  48. 67
    Spank Sinatra says:

    Definitely a ‘pants on head’ moment – woohoo!

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  49. 78
    Anonymous says:

    The lib/lab/con monopoly uses YOUR VOTE to endorse and ensure progress towards a United States of Europe with Germany at the heart(money talks).

    It is no use arguing for us to remain in and fight our corner. That has never happened and will not happen because of the Franco/German axis. Blair tried to play a part but just ended up giving away so many rights and so much money with out receiving any thing in return and along with his mass immigration policies, did so much to damage to the fabric of our nation. In any case, there will be no countries in the United States of Europe, just “STATES”

    You cannot moan if you vote for them and they continue the progress towards a United States of Europe. It is no longer the EU. Categorically, the destination in a matter of years, is a United States of Europe.

    Let’s give Farage his very first MP in our diminished Parliament, with Scottish MP’s still able to determine policies on health,education, housing etc but English MP’s cannot do likewise. Changing this was another one of Cameron’s promises that has been kicked into the long grass as with so many of his other promises.

    Vote lib/lab/con for a truly United States of Europe.

    Did you realise you voted for a United States of Europe when you put your cross against the three main parties?

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    • 105
      EU Watch says:

      Federal EU is recognized now as being impossible without tearing up the Treaty of Rome and starting again.

      Federation by stealth has failed: Have you seen an EU constitution ???

      The UKIP vote is valuable as it will save money and further waste on the EU corpse.

      Next time we need a free trade zone, not a common market and any attempt to expand powers should be precluded by international law and the sovereigns own constitution.

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      • 139
        Anonymous says:

        You don’t need a United States of Europe constitution. It is there already.

        The Commission, The Council of Europe, The United States of Europe Parliament and heads of Governments, already use the existing treaties to manipulate legality to meet their ends of creating the USE.

        It is a fait accompli.

        Power is mightier than the ballot box and I say again, you give them the power they need when you vote for the liblabcom at the ballot box any way!

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  50. 81
    We're Vacant, Pretty Vacant. says:

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  51. 82
    The Dirty Rat says:

    Come over here Chris and suck mummy’s cock!

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  52. 85
    Tom says:

    I have to say, this has seriously Made My day! I know that we have all had a jolly good laugh but if you want a bit more go here: http://www.chrishuhne.org.uk/ Beliefs: “We need fairness in everything we do”. Obviously the site wioll probably disappeear soon, but until then, log on and have a fucking good laugh at thesmug, face face and inevitable demise of this cynical, lying, Sub-Human Windmill Shagger.

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  53. 88
    Tom says:

    Chris old chap: the latest news on your website reads: “£684,500 to help Hampshire pupils catch up – Chris Huhne”. I really don’t think this is the latest news….

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  54. 90
    Raving Loon says:

    Will the LibDem candidate run on the tricky Dicky platform of “I’m not a crook”?

    Also, Vote UKIP!

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  55. 91
    ReefKnot says:

    Rejoice, Rejoice !

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  56. 93
    Eastleigh SS (Social Services) says:

    We would remind all parents that your children are at risk if you become members of or express the desire to vote UKIP.

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  57. 94
    Daedalus says:

    I really wish I lived in London so that I could enjoy in your celebrations down the “Dog and Duck”.

    Have a really good time and then come back and try to get Vaz and Uddin as other commentors have mentioned.

    Daedalus

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  58. 98
    The Dirty Rat says:

    And if you have any suggestions you would like to pass on to Chris, perhaps something like how he can get by in pokey without having his arshole ripped, please contact him here: chris@chrishuhne.org.uk

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  59. 99
    i suggest says:

    ‘ve just rang to ask when the ‘latest news’ will be updated on Mr Huhne’s website. Despite being open from 10-4 every day, its gone straight to answerphone. Wonder why?

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  60. 102
    Raving Loon says:

    All this over a few points, anyone would think he was trying to avoid the death penalty for drug smuggling in China.

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    • 110
      Legal Eagle says:

      He turned malum in se into malum prohibitum when the plot was laid for the other to take his points.

      It is a big deal over perverting the course of justice.

      Only the BBC seem to care about speeding.

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    • 121
      Fuck the LibLabCon says:

      I see your point but perverting the course of justice is a very serious crime.
      I mean, what else has this unscrupulous man been up to?

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    • 131
      50 Calibre says:

      It’s the cover-up and the lies that always bring them down. The truth helps too…

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  61. 108
    Council tennant says:

    Thats ok, he can stay in one of my 4 spare bedrooms that the taxpayer pays for

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  62. 109
    Tom says:

    You can send messages of thanks for the wonderful entertainment today, and of course best wishes for the future and comments about the wisdom of windmills to: chris@chrishuhne.org.uk

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  63. 113
    STuN says:

    WELL DONE GUIDO! NOW GO AND GET THAT TWAT LAWS!

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  64. 114
    Fuck the LibLabCon says:

    Bet yer he won’t do any bird!

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  65. 115
    Casual Observer says:

    Rule #1 of politicians: They are only maybe innocent if they remain silent.

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  66. 116
    Anonymous says:

    Let’s vote LibLabCon for a United States of Europe without voter representation.

    You have no right to self determination.

    The United States of Europe is just a few years away.

    Only the rich political elite, the global entrepreneurs, and other governments can have a say.

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  67. 117
    a non says:

    And now a by-election, with hopefully a UKIP representative participating, that will show that the influence of UKIP on obtaining a parliamentary representative is non existent, yet their effect on both Labour and Tory voters is immense.
    Lib dems to lose their deposit.

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  68. 123
    50 Calibre says:

    The man is an arrogant, unprincipled, lying heap of shit and the only reason he has now pleaded guilty is that the evidence against him is incontravertable.

    He shouldn’t be alowed to resign his posts. He should be summarily dismissed for gross misconduct without any golden handshakes, pension entitlements or anything else that would cost the taxpayer money. He’s had enough from that source and doesn’t need the money anyway.

    Hope he gets a longer than average sentence for what he did and what he subsequently did to his then wife and family and the lies that he told. Nice to see that the system does work…

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  69. 129
    Moses says:

    “Horsepower..Horsepower, My kingdom for horsepower”

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  70. 132
    Penfold says:

    A very nasty piece of work, loathed by Civil Servants, eliminated from politics.

    And, let us make sure that the little excrescence does not make a comeback into politics, lobbying or activism.

    Good one Guido, this is a very very meritorious feather in cap.

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    • 160
      Rob says:

      if he is loathed by civil servants he can’t be all that bad. I wish a few more of them were loathed by those wankers – we wouldn’t be in the shit we are now if they were.

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  71. 138
    Tom GUIDO, YOU NEED THIS ONE says:

    From Huhne’s own site. How appropriate.

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  72. 140
    Lord Flashman says:

    Credit were credit is due Guido. But really who the feck is Chris Huhne?

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  73. 142
    Tom says:

    I love this from Huhne’s website:

    “The previous Government’s catastrophic mismanagement of the criminal justice system has led to prisons bursting at the seams; the creation of over 3,600 new criminal offences since 1997; and an unprecedented criminalisation of our children. Instead of using prison and sentencing as a proxy for real action on crime, the Liberal Democrats believe in using alternative measures that are proven to reduce re-offending. These include community justice panels, the nationwide use of restorative justice and rigorous community punishments as an alternative to short-term prison sentences.”

    Hopefully Chris, you can reflect upon this hypocritical bullshit as you swell the Jail Population by +1, having just admitted to the very ancient and fundamental offence of “Perverting The Course Of Justice”. Man, this is a GREAT DAY, isn’t it?

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  74. 158
    Express mail says:

    RT @oflynnexpress: Huhne: I didn’t do it, I didn’t do it, I didn’t do it, I didn’t do it. OK, I did it.

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  75. 159
    Express mail says:

    RT @tnewtondunn: RT “@OllyGrender
    No question – a horrific day to be a LibDem and I apologise without reservation to @GuidoFawkes re defending #huhne”

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  76. 164
    Rich says:

    great to see a smug little turd like him come crashing down. People like Huhne have got rich ruining Britain while having utter contempt for the people they rule over. Well, today the little people can enjoy a brief glimmer of satisfaction.

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