Tory MEP says his expulsion from party is ‘vengeful and fruitless’

Edward McMillan-Scott, a senior MEP, today claimed David Cameron‘s decision to expel him from the Conservative party was “vengeful and fruitless”.

He also suggested Cameron was on the verge of changing party policy on Europe to please the “Europhobes” close to the party leadership.

In an interview on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, McMillan-Scott, a former leader of the Tory MEPs, speculated about Cameron offering voters a referendum on the Lisbon treaty even if it has been ratified by all EU countries by the time a Conservative government comes to power.

Yesterday the Conservative party announced that McMillan-Scott, a pro-European, was being expelled from the party.

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