A former Cabinet minister and his ex-wife, who was once a respected government adviser, are both in jail tonight.
The judge told Chris Huhne he had committed a "flagrant offence" and said he believed Vicky Pryce had been "bent on revenge."
ITV News Political Correspondent Romilly Weeks reports:
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