Do you have any sympathy for Vicky Pryce?


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Vicky Pryce, the ex-wife of former MP for Eastleigh Chris Huhne, has been found guilty of perverting the course of justice, after accepting licence points on behalf of Huhne, when he was caught by a speeding camera in 2003.

Vicky Pryce claimed that she had been forced into taking the points by the former Energy Secretary after she had been worn down by a campaign of bullying and sustained pressure.

But a jury of seven men and five women at Southwark Crown Court today found her guilty after hearing that she had lied repeatedly about her campaign to bring down her husband in an act of revenge over an extra-marital affair.

Do you have any sympathy for her?



Further reading

Vicky Pryce convicted over Chris Huhne speeding points scam

Lib Dems 'knew Huhne had broken law months before it became public'

The e-mails between Vicky Pryce and Sunday Times reporter Isabel Oakeshott

The campaign by vengeful wife and 'batty' barrister

Trial laid bare strains in Huhne household

The ups and downs of the ultimate power couple

Marital coercion - a defence that faces major change

Debate: Is accepting points, as Vicky Pryce did, par for the course in a loving marriage?

Vicky Pryce, Chris Huhne and why this was not a criminal trial, but a divorce case by proxy

Judge praises jury for 'assiduously performing duties' after embarrassment of first trial