UK: Huhne and Pryce jailed for eight months over speeding points scandal

Former energy secretary Chris Huhne and his ex-wife Vicky Pryce have been sentenced to eight months

Former energy secretary Chris Huhne and his ex-wife Vicky Pryce have been sentenced to eight months in prison. - Credit: PA

FORMER Cabinet minister Chris Huhne and his ex-wife Vicky Pryce have both been jailed for eight months over a speeding points scandal dating back a decade.

The former couple were handed the sentences at Southwark Crown Court for perverting the course of justice in 2003 when Pryce took speeding points for her then-husband.

Huhne, 58, pleaded guilty to the offence on the first day of his trial last month, and Pryce, 60, was convicted after a retrial last week.

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