Aitken: 'Coming out of prison is harder than going in'

Disgraced former MP Chris Huhne has been released from prison after serving eight weeks of an eight-month sentence for perverting the course of justice.

Huhne was the first former cabinet minister to be jailed since Tory MP Jonathan Aitken in 1999. Speaking to Daybreak, Mr Aitken said:

"I think that a political career is the least likely future for him but it will take a little time to settle down, I often say coming out of prison is harder than going into prison.

"You have to get your orientation points right, you have to find out who your real friends are, you have to start looking for a job and it's all a bit disorientating."

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Huhne 'humbled' by prison

Disgraced former MP Chris Huhne has described prison as a "humbling and sobering experience" after he and his ex-wife Vicky Pryce were released from prison. The pair served eight weeks of eight-month sentences for perverting the course of justice.