Labour MP slams Huhne for delaying Guilty plea and costing taxpayers money

4th February, 2013 2:43 pm

Simon Danczuk MP, who initially reported Huhne to police in May 2011, has today slammed the former Lib Dem MP for delaying his guilty plea and thus costing the CPS money. Danczuk said:

“Chris Huhne had the opportunity to plead guilty in front of magistrates over six months ago. Instead, he decided to put the CPS to no doubt considerable expense in preparing the case for trial only for him to change his mind and suddenly plead guilty. I sincerely hope the judge in sentencing will make Huhne repay these wasted costs. None of us are above the law including ministers.” 

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