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Chris Huhne Jail Sentence: 10 Other Politicians Who Committed Crimes (PICTURES)

11/03/2013 17:08 GMT | Updated 11/03/2013 17:08 GMT

Chris Huhne may have been one of the first politicians subject to trial by blogosphere, before he got anywhere near pleading guilty, but he's nowhere near the first to have committed a crime in office.

From high-profile cases of Jonathan Aitken and Jeffery Archer to local election kerfuffles, MPs and Lords have gone down for crimes like expenses fraud, libel and perjury.

Here are 10 other MPs who found themselves on the wrong side of the law: