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++Breaking News: Jury in Vicky Pryce trial discharged after failing to reach a verdict

The BBC reports that the jury in Vicky Pryce’s trial for perverting the course of justice has been discharged after failing to reach a verdict. This comes after almost 4 days of deliberation. This morning they handed the judge a list of ten questions which the BBC have reported here.

A retrial with a new jury will start next Monday.  It’s likely that sentencing of her ex husband, Chris Huhne,  will be delayed until after this new trial.

As this matter remains sub judice,  personal comments about either Vicky or Chris won’t be published at least until the trial has concluded …

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  • User AvatarPeter Watson 12th Feb - 11:35am
    @Alex Macfie "there was never intended to be any implication that they were ideological bedfellows, or that the two parties were electoral “allies” (although the...
  • User AvatarGlenn 12th Feb - 11:32am
    Psi, I'm not going to argue with you anymore. I think the idea of a "metropolitan Left Wing elite" is just a tired old trope....
  • User AvatarPsi 12th Feb - 11:16am
    Glenn “idea of a metropolitan elite working to a particular “left wing” agenda” Well that is not what is being suggested, a “weft wing agenda”...
  • User AvatarAlex Macfie 12th Feb - 11:07am
    @Peter Watson: The difference is that the Tories chose to join the ECR group out of perceived ideological similarity; they could leave any time and...
  • User AvatarCaron Lindsay 12th Feb - 10:58am
    For once, I tend to agree with David on this. Keith knows his own area best.
  • User AvatarJohn Marriott 12th Feb - 10:38am
    Pressed 'post' too soon. The final sentence should read : I am sure will find the above illiberal; but it's time to grasp the nettle!