Huhne & Pryce to be sentenced over M11 speeding points

Chris Huhne and Vicky Pryce are due to be sentenced today Credit: PA

The former Energy Secretary Chris Huhne and his ex-wife Vicky Pryce are due to be sentenced today after she took speeding point on his behalf.

Huhne was served with a notice that he had been caught speeding on the M11 in Essex in 2003.

Huhne had already pleaded guilty to the offence, but Pryce denied the charge, arguing in court that she took the points under 'marital coercion'.

Her initial trial collapsed after the jury failed to understand the basic facts of the case and it's own role in proceedings.

Pryce was found guilty in the subsequent trial at Southwark Crown Court last week,