Tag Archives: Chris Huhne

And the next leader of the Liberal Democrats is…

A look at the contenders for the leadership of the Liberal Democrats after Nick Clegg steps down.

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Graphic: Eastleigh election results, 1955-2010

A graph showing election results in Eastleigh from 1955 to 2010, following Chris Huhne’s guilty plea to perverting the course of justice and resignation.

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Has the ‘greenest government ever’ given up on carbon budgets?

In the wake of the draft Energy Bill, it is time to make sure the government sticks by its commitments and reduces emissions in line with the carbon budgets.

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Who’ll be the next Nick Clegg?

Who’ll be the next leader of the Liberal Democrats? Will Vince Cable, Chris Huhne, Sarah Teather or Lembit Opik succeed Nick Clegg?

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FoE: Huhne’s successor “must stand firm against Osborne’s anti-green agenda”

Chris Huhne resigned today as energy and climate change secretary to fight charges he transferred speeding points to his then wife Vicky Price in 2003.

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Huhne’s hot air may set back fight for climate consensus

Adam Corner calls on Chris Huhne to stop applying to rhetoric of denial to people who disagree with specific policy proposals, arguing that that weakens the argument for anthropogenic climate change generally.

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Wales calls for second u-turn on coastguard closures as Salmond hits out at Huhne

Carwyn Jones has urged the government to rethink plans to downgrade Wales’s busiest coastguard station in Swansea, while Alex Salmond has attacked Chris Huhne.

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Cameron ditches “Vote blue go green” and tells BP: ‘Drill, baby, drill!’

David Cameron drilled a further nail in the coffin of the ‘greenest government ever’ myth, with his support for BP’s North Sea oil drilling plans, reports Joss Garman.

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Huhne’s tough talk on energy companies exactly what we need

Chris Huhne today set out some important directions of travel for climate change policy over the course of this parliament.

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Huhne attacks “Tea Party Tories” – who on Earth does he mean?!

Chris Huhne will denounce the “Tea Party tendency” within the Conservatives in his speech to the Liberal Democrat conference this lunchtime – but who does he mean?

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