Chris Huhne

Tories hit back at Huhne and his policies

20 September 2011 18:34

Chris Huhne can always be guaranteed to grate. Several Conservatives have cracked wry smiles at the energy secretary’s comments about…

The Lib Dems quietly debate the NHS

20 September 2011 16:30

Chris Huhne’s tough guy act aside, the major event in Birmingham today was the Lib Dems’ NHS debate. When Andrew Lansley’s…

Huhne, the Lib Dems’ black comedian

20 September 2011 14:22

Today we got the black comedy follow up to Sarah Teather’s stand-up routine.  Chris Huhne is going to drive down…

Time to leave the EU?

20 September 2011 12:50

Today’s Lib Dem attack on their coalition partners comes from Chris Huhne, who rails against a “Tea Party tendency” in Conservatives…

Clegg’s leadership conundrum

17 September 2011 16:40

If Nick Clegg has decided that he won’t run for re-election, what are the implications? Today’s Daily Mail serializes a…

Huhne ramps up the rhetoric on 50p

11 September 2011 10:42

Chris Huhne’s comments to Prospect magazine about the 50p tax rate are typically provocative. The millionaire, former City boy accuses…

Cameron’s energy price headache

5 September 2011 9:07

The list of things that will be Big Politics when Parliament returns from its summer break is growing all the…

The Huhne story returns

17 August 2011 19:04

The news that the Crown Prosecution Service has asked Essex Police to make further inquiries into the whole allegation that…

Huhne pooh-poohs rising energy bills as ‘nonsense’

10 July 2011 15:04

Chris Huhne was on the Andrew Marr show this morning. As you might expect on a day when the Sunday…

The phone hacking scandal tests the ties that bind the coalition

7 July 2011 13:39

Gosh, this phone hacking scandal is moving at a pace. Fresh from the wire comes news that even the government…

Where now for the Huhne story after Sunday Times hands over tape?

29 June 2011 19:31

Roy Greenslade’s report in the Evening Standard that The Sunday Times will hand over to Essex Police the tape of…

Cameron should cleanse his Cabinet of the undead

22 May 2011 10:10

Chris Huhne “cannot be sure” whether he might, after all, have been driving his car that fateful night. Ken Clarke…

Laws calls for unity — but faces trouble

18 May 2011 17:24

The personal and the political. They mesh to readable effect in David Laws’ interview with the Times (£) this morning,…

Cameron’s personnel issues

17 May 2011 12:49

The past fortnight has been instructive in just how little control David Cameron has over the make-up of his Cabinet.…

The battle over the 4th carbon budget

16 May 2011 17:58

At the weekend, it appeared that Chris Huhne had won his battle with Vince Cable and George Osborne over whether…

The Huhne story takes another turn

16 May 2011 17:49

The Chris Huhne story has moved along a fair bit today. It is now being openly reported that it was…

Huhne digs his feet in

16 May 2011 13:11

Chris Huhne has, at last, responded to the allegations set against him — and he has done so with some…

The Huhne story speeds up

15 May 2011 10:07

Looking at today’s papers, it is clear—as Pete says—that Chris Huhne’s political career is in real danger. The most striking…

Huhne falls victim to another secret microphone

15 May 2011 9:55

The vultures appear to be circling closer and closer to Chris Huhne — does he have enough strength to shoo…

A mixed bag for the coalition at PMQs 

11 May 2011 13:27

So much for the de-Flashmaning project. At PMQs, a tetchy Cameron doled out his usual number of insults, comparing Ed…

Huhne on the rack

8 May 2011 10:01

It may not be reflected in the popular vote, but politics is still mostly about the Liberal Democrats this morning.…

Lessons for the Lib Dems

6 May 2011 16:48

Chris Huhne’s behaviour still has everyone at Westminster talking. Earlier in the week, senior Liberal Democrats were saying that once…

Clegg versus Huhne, at a local level

6 May 2011 11:02

While the Lib Dems lost control of Nick Clegg’s city of Sheffield to Labour, losing 9 councillors, they won every…

Is Chris Huhne proving coalitions don’t work?

4 May 2011 10:56

This country’s not used to coalitions. So when we got one we were sceptical. When it worked, we remained sceptical.…

The significance of today’s Cabinet bust-up

3 May 2011 19:42

On the Today Programme this morning, David Cameron stressed that for all the tensions about the AV referendum, ministers were…