Police have urged the Crown Prosecution Service to bring criminal charges against Chris Huhne, The Times has revealed (£). Alongside an accusation of speeding, a file sent to the Crown Prosecution Service suggests Huhne and his estranged wife, Vicky Pryce should face the much more serious charge of perverting the course of justice — an offence carrying a maximum penalty of life imprisonment.

The alleged original offence dates back to 2003, when Huhne’s car was caught speeding on the M11 and his wife took the resultant points on her license. But Vicky Pryce subsequently told The Sunday Times that it was her husband who was behind the wheel.

This one’s going out to you, Chris:

What is it with members of the coalition and the police this week?

  1. When the English Football captain is referred by the CPS for prosecution after a few weeks why why why has the Huhne/wife case taken since last May – with still no sign of activity by Nigel Starmer, head of CPS. Do we smell the hand of Cameron here, desperately trying to keep this awful Conservative coalition in action.

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