Vicky Pryce's claim that her ex-husband Chris Huhne forced her to take his speeding points has been supported by her eldest daughter in court today.
Georgia Beesley said her mother told her in late spring or early summer 2003, when she was about 25, that the politician had bullied her into taking the points.
Giving evidence at Pryce's trial, Mrs Beesley told Southwark Crown Court: "He didn't want to lose his licence, he was standing for election and had to travel regularly to Eastleigh."
She went on: "And he would say to her that if she didn't take them he would not be able to drive, that he would lose his licence, and that it would be her fault if he didn't get elected."
She said her mother was "very upset, very angry", and "obviously didn't want to take the points".
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