Yeo 'to fight to retain seat' after dropped by local Tories

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.

Tory MP and green enthusiast Tim Yeo Credit: PA

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MP dropped by local Tories

MP Tim Yeo is "considering his position" after losing a re-selection vote to be the Conservative candidate for South Suffolk at the next general election.