MP Chris Huhne faces a judge

Chris Huhne MP
Chris Huhne MP faces a Crown Court trial Photo: Lib Dem website

He appeared before Mr Justice Saunders at Southwark Crown Court this morning. Mr Huhne stood down from the Cabinet to fight the allegations. It's claimed he got his former wife, Vicky Pryce, to accept speeding points on his behalf. She also faces a charge of perverting the course of justice.