Conservative MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown Expelled from Party Conference

Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, the Conservative MP for the Cotswolds, has been expelled from the party’s conference in Manchester after an altercation with staff. A spokesperson from the party distanced themselves from Clifton-Brown, saying that “the incident was totally unacceptable”.

Greater Manchester Police said in a statement:

“At around 1.45pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019, an attendee to the Conservative Party conference attempted to enter the international lounge area of the conference without the relevant pass. Security staff intervened and resolved the situation without any breach of security occurring”.

Clifton-Brown said in a statement to PA News:

“I’ve got nothing further to say about it. I don’t want to comment on it, really”.