Chris Huhne was a Liberal Democrat MEP and then MP for Eastleigh 2005-13. He stood for the party’s leadership in 2007, losing to Nick Clegg.

A Cabinet minister in the 2010 Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government, Chris Huhne’s political career came to an end after being convicted of perverting the course of justice following a traffic speeding incident.


What if Chris Huhne had beaten Nick Clegg and become Lib Dem leader? LDN#108

Liberal Democrat Newswire #108 has a special free extract from a book I contributed to. It’s a what-if political history, looking back at how the 2007 Lib Dem  leadership election could have had rather different consequences for the party. … Read the full post »