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Former civil servant will continue to be part of panel in an unpaid position

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Putting Huhne's catalogue of deceit to the side, we can still feel empathy for a man who had such personal opprobrium heaped on him, and then had it seen by the public

I interviewed Chris Huhne and believed him completely - this fiasco is a further blow to Lib Dem credibility

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Chris Huhne has been charged with perverting the cause of justice

Chris Huhne claims £17,000 Cabinet payoff

Former energy secretary Chris Huhne is to receive a £17,000 payoff after quitting the Cabinet to fight charges of perverting the course of justice, it has been confirmed.

No words needed: Vicky Pryce (left) and her former husband Chris Huhne in court

Alice Jones: So much bitterness and hostility in just a few smudged, shaded lines

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Who knew that Chris Huhne's late mother, Ann, née Murray, was once upon a time the voice of the speaking clock? Very few would seem to be the literal answer to that. Her name does not appear in any of the websites devoted to chronicling the history of the speaking clock, either here or in her native Canada. For reasons unknown, this occasional actress has been airbrushed out of speaking clock history.

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Huhne's former press secretary Carina Trimingham

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Andy McSmith charts his dazzling rise in the City and Westminster – and a speedy fall

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Ed Davey who has replaced Chris Huhne as Energy Secretary

Ed Davey takes over as Energy Secretary

Ed Davey has replaced Chris Huhne as Energy Secretary, Downing Street announced today.

Huhne: The exchange of letters and Clegg's statement

This is the full text of the resignation letter sent by former energy and climate change secretary Chris Huhne to Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, and Mr Clegg's reply:

Government loses solar panel appeal

The Government is to fight on after losing its bid in the Court of Appeal to cut subsidies for solar panels on homes.

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