As it happened: Chris Huhne resigns ministerial post over speeding case charges

Key points

  • Chris Huhne resigns as Energy Secretary after being told he faces charges of perverting the course of justice, over claims his wife accepted speeding penalty points on his behalf.
  • Mr Huhne's now ex-wife Vicky Pryce will face the same charge, relating to an incident in 2003.
  • Mr Huhne, Lib Dem MP for Eastleigh, in Hampshire, has denied any wrongdoing.

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