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Chris Huhne requests move

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ChrisofWessex Report 13 Mar 2013 12:12

He is not a happy bunny because a warden (over tannoy)
calling for breakfast, mimiced the Speaker and called 'Order order, the Right Honourable Member for Wandsworth North'.

He then had to walk past dozens of prisoners all laughing.
Sounds as if he has lost his sense of humour as well as his freedom..

OH and I both thought it funny when we heard it.


AnninGlos Report 13 Mar 2013 12:19

He was warned by Aitken what to expect and advised to accept it. He will suffer more if he doesn't. He has to learn that he is no different to any other prisoners now.


ChrisofWessex Report 13 Mar 2013 12:28

If that is the worst he'll get, he will be a lucky man.


Muffyxx Report 13 Mar 2013 12:28

Agreed. He's not the first and won't be the last high profile prisoner....the others had to tough it out...he should be treated no differently.


Paula+ Report 13 Mar 2013 12:40

It will do the arrogant Right Honorable Gentleman no harm at all, perhaps it will go some way to teach him the pitfalls of being a cheat and a liar... Happy days Mr Huhne.


Island Report 13 Mar 2013 12:44

I think they should grant his wish so prisoners elsewhere can have a laugh as well :-D


ChrisofWessex Report 13 Mar 2013 12:47

Good idea Island - You can see it happening can't you? If it is not the wardens, it will be the prisoners mocking him.

Had he had his wits about him, he should have bowed and waved.


Guinevere Report 13 Mar 2013 13:16

He requested a move because other prisoners were demanding money from him.


Merlin Report 13 Mar 2013 13:33

Guinevere,You sure of that? :-D Or was it because they refused to have a "Whip Round" to help pay his fines and expences. :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D ;-)


Mauatthecoast Report 13 Mar 2013 13:39

if he hasn't got a sense of humour now he'll sure have to develope one he a man or a mouse?

This reminds me so much of an episode from 'Porridge',when the judge is sent to jail. :-D


AnnCardiff Report 13 Mar 2013 13:44

shall we club together and send him a sympathy card ;-)


Merlin Report 13 Mar 2013 13:48

How about a Ticket for driving down the wrong way in a one way street just before he got sent down. :-D :-D


AnnCardiff Report 13 Mar 2013 14:04

yes - I noticed that


Guinevere Report 13 Mar 2013 14:06

I think it's hard to find anything funny about prisoners demanding money with menaces.

His punishment is being deprived of his freedom, not having to put up with intimidation from other inmates.


AnnCardiff Report 13 Mar 2013 14:09

unfortunately it's the name of the game - he'll just have to weather it and if he ignores it will stop eventually - were it me I'd just join in


Island Report 13 Mar 2013 14:10

The thread isn't about demands for money.


Kuros Report 13 Mar 2013 14:14

I think the best punishment for both of them would have been to put them both in the same cell for eight month.


Guinevere Report 13 Mar 2013 14:15

The thread is about Chris Huhne requesting a move isn't it?

According to various news websites it's because he was being intimidated by other inmates - that's why I added.

What do you think the thread is about?


Porkie_Pie Report 13 Mar 2013 14:22

I think if we have prison warden/officers like that then no wonder we have the problems in prisons that we have today, Wardens are supposed to treat all prisoners in the same way and have a strict code of conduct.

Page one of which states
Purpose,........ The Professional Standards Statement

Prison Service staff are expected to meet high standards of professional and
personal conduct in order to deliver the Prison Service Vision. All staff are
personally responsible for their conduct. Misconduct will not be tolerated and
failure to comply with these standards can lead to action which may result in
dismissal from the Service.
This document therefore identifies and clarifies the key standards of
professional and personal conduct expected of all staff.
It should be noted that this is not an exhaustive list. Any conduct that could
undermine the work of the Service is not acceptable.
Prison Service Principles
The Prison Service Principles underpin the work of the Service and all staff
are expected to act in accordance with them. Staff must therefore:
1. Deal fairly, openly and humanely with prisoners and all others
who come into contact with them.
2. Encourage prisoners to address offending behaviour and
respect others.
3. Value and support each other’s contribution.
4. Promote equality of opportunity for all and combat discrimination
wherever it occurs.
5. Work constructively with criminal justice agencies and other
6. Obtain best value from the resources available.
Conduct Expected
The following sets out the professional and personal standards of conduct
expected of all staff.
Staff must carry out their duties loyally, conscientiously, honestly and with
integrity. They must take responsibility and be accountable for their actions.
Staff must be courteous, reasonable and fair in their dealings with all
prisoners, colleagues and members of the public. They must treat people
with decency and respect.


Chrissie Report 13 Mar 2013 14:26

I was hoping I wouldn't be hearing so much about them after they were sentenced but I should have guessed the media would keep banging on about them :-S