Tory MP and green enthusiast Tim Yeo is expected to appeal to Conservative supporters in a bid to save his political career, according to The Observer, after leaders of local party refused to re-adopt him as its candidate for the next general election.
Mr Yeo was recently reinstated as chairman of the influential Commons Energy Committee after being cleared of lobbying allegations.
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