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What Huhne’s case means for the Lib Dems

3 February 2012 10:32

The biggest danger for the Liberal Democrats from this coming trial is that it turns the party into the butt…

Keir Starmer’s statement on Huhne

3 February 2012 10:25

And here’s the full text: ‘This statement is made by the Crown Prosecution Service in the interests of transparency and…

Chris Huhne charged by the CPS

3 February 2012 10:01

The CPS was building up to a bang, not a whimper, after all: the Director of Public Prosecutions has just…

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Clegg faces a potential dilemma over Chris Huhne

2 February 2012 18:54

Neither David Cameron nor Nick Clegg is a fan of Chris Huhne. The Prime Minister would, by all accounts, shed…

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CPS to announce tomorrow whether it’ll charge Chris Huhne

2 February 2012 15:40

Keir Starmer, the Director of Public Prosecutions, will annouce at 10 o’clock tomorrow morning whether or not the Crown Prosecution…

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A Chris Huhne prediction that didn’t come true

23 January 2012 18:44

Chris Huhne attacked David Cameron for the EU veto in Cabinet back in December. At the time, one Cabinet minister…

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Lib-Dem-a-rama

22 January 2012 13:40

There are Lib Dems everywhere today, CoffeeHousers, and they’re differentiating like crazy. We had Nick Clegg himself on the Andrew…

 Reshuffle chatter

20 January 2012 19:13

Today’s Huhne news, which Pete blogged earllier, has set off all sorts of reshuffle chatter. At the moment, the expectation is…

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Will Huhne survive this?

20 January 2012 12:28

What odds, this morning, on Chris Huhne retaining his ‘Survivor of the Year’ crown at this year’s Spectator Parliamentarian Awards?…

Your five point guide to Balls’s highly political interview

21 December 2011 9:36

It’s a strange sort of Christmas present; interviews with Ed Miliband and Ed Balls — but that’s what the papers…

Clegg in the spotlight

14 December 2011 11:28

All eyes at PMQs will be on a man who isn’t speaking, Nick Clegg. His refusal to attend the Prime…

Whatever Chris Huhne says, Durban hasn’t changed anything

12 December 2011 18:34

This morning the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) told us that the climate summit in Durban, which concluded…

An open letter to Chris Huhne

25 November 2011 14:32

Earlier this year, the former head of the civil service, Lord Turnbull, wrote a pamphlet on climate change entitled The…

Huhne’s partner involved in lobbying row

23 November 2011 0:49

Another lobbying scandal has hit the coalition. The Times is reporting that Carina Trimingham, Chris Huhne’s partner, boasted of having…

The policies behind your energy bills

15 November 2011 17:30

It may be a week old, but last Monday’s episode of Panorama really is worth putting half-an-hour aside for, if…

Why is Huhne still shunning shale?

9 November 2011 12:47

Chris Huhne’s article in the Telegraph this morning attacking those who think that shale gas can solve Britain’s energy needs…

The euro sparks a Cabinet row

3 November 2011 12:25

Word reaches me of a vigorous exchange of views in Cabinet this week between Chris Huhne and Michael Gove over…

Cable’s latest embarrassment

26 October 2011 11:17

“None of this will stop me talking out against tax avoidance.” So says Vince Cable, rather hilariously, in response to…

When will MPs wake up to Shale?

25 October 2011 11:49

It’s just baffling. The House of Commons committee on energy has today publisheda report entitled “UK Energy Supply: Security or…

The poverty of Britain’s energy debate

17 October 2011 9:17

How big does Shale have to get before our policymakers wake up to its implications? There is an Energy Summit…

Chris Huhne: an apology

9 October 2011 17:00

I have apology to make. I wrote on Friday that I suspected Chris Huhne’s mistweet “fine, but I don’t want…

Chris Huhne makes a Tweet of himself

7 October 2011 19:18

Chris Huhne has fallen into the Twitter direct message trap. I’ve done it myself.* When you think you’re privately messaging…

Lessons in How Politics Works: Chris Huhne Edition

7 October 2011 18:36

Presumably Chris Huhne didn’t send this Tweet either? Clearly this was supposed to be a private message text message sent…

Osborne’s carbon conceits

3 October 2011 15:33

George Osborne told a Conservative Party increasingly wary of expensive climate policies that Britain needs to “cut [its] carbon emissions…

The strange case of the extra £5bn

21 September 2011 9:05

Strange things are happening between Whitehall and Birmingham. After the IMF downgraded its growth forecast for Britain yesterday, the BBC…