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Chris Huhne MP officially resigns

The MP for Eastleigh, Chris Huhne, has resigned - after changing his plea to guilty on charges of perverting the course of justice at Southwark Crown Court today.

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Huhne's bid to get case thrown out

Chris Huhne at Southwark Crown Court today Credit: PA Images

The Eastleigh MP Chris Huhne went to great lengths to try to get the case against him thrown out. It can now be reported that he made an application to have the case against him dismissed. The judge decided last week to reject his request.

Chris Huhne at Southwark Crown Court today Credit: PA Images

Today's news follows months of legal arguments. Mr Huhne's guilty plea comes almost a year to the day since he was charged. He resigned as Energy Secretary promising to clear his name,

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