Huhne 'mocked by prison guard'

Disgraced former Cabinet minister Chris Huhne was allegedly mocked by a prison officer on his first day at Wandsworth jail, The Sun reports. Huhne and his ex-wife were both jailed for eight months over a speeding points scandal dating back a decade

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Report: Huhne 'mocked' by officer on first day in jail

The disgraced former Cabinet minister Chris Huhne was allegedly mocked by a prison officer on his first day at Wandsworth jail, the Sun reports.

According to the newspaper, the officer announced on the Tannoy system: "The right honourable member for Wandsworth North — down to the office".

Chris Huhne outside Southwark Crown Court as he arrived to be sentenced earlier this week. Credit: Press Association

Fellow inmates are said to have reacted with laughter as Mr Huhne left his cell to pick up his morning meal.

The newspaper also reported that the Justice Ministry declined to say whether an inquiry would be launched into the alleged incident.

Mr Huhne was sentenced to an eight month jailed sentence along with his ex-wife Vicky Pryce for perverting the course of justice over a speeding points scandal.

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