Chris Huhne officially resigns as Eastleigh MP

The by-election has not yet been called - but, today, the political parties were out in force in their bid for the Parliamentary seat of Eastleigh. Politicians were on the doorsteps - canvassing for support - as disgraced MP Chris Huhne officially _resigned as their MP.

Yesterday, he'd pleaded guilty to perverting the course of justice - getting his former wife Vicky Pryce to accept speeding points on his behalf. Andrew Pate has the latest.

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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.