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Tory MP Tim Yeo is deselected

Tim Yeo has not been re-adopted as the Conservative candidate for the South Suffolk constituency at the next General Election, the party has announced.

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MP: 'Deselected for backing gay marriage and Europe'

Conservative MP Tim Yeo has suggested that his support for gay marriage, climate change work and pro-European stance may have affected the decision not to readopt him as the South Suffolk candidate for the next election.

Mr Yeo lost out in a secret ballot of more than 600 members of the constituency party despite receiving backing from David Cameron.

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