Chris Huhne has hired Harry Redknapp's legal team to fight allegations that the former energy secretary perverted the course of justice.
It all stems from a claim that he asked his ex-wife Vicky Pryce to take penalty points after a speeding offence in Essex back in 2003 on his behalf.
The trial is expected to start in the summer.
More top news
Freezing fog patches again overnight and tomorrow morning.
The Duchess of Cambridge has met some inspirational families on her visit to the Quidenham hospice in Norfolk
A man who tied up a mother and interrogated her young children until they handed over cash and jewellery has been jailed.