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A look at Chris Huhne's political career

Chris Huhne has quit as energy secretary after learning he was to be charged with perverting the course of justice over a 2003 speeding case.

His now ex-wife Vicky Pryce will face the same charge over claims she accepted his penalty points.

Mr Huhne, Lib Dem MP for Eastleigh, said he was "innocent", but would stand down to "avoid distraction".

Ben Geoghegan takes a look at his political career.

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