A Conservative spokesman said: "Lord Heseltine
has given more than half a century of service to the Conservative Party and his longstanding and sincerely held views on Europe are well understood.
Speaking before the Tory announcement, Lord Heseltine
was asked what losing the whip would mean to him and said: "Well, the sun will come up tomorrow morning."
"Eric still comes down and follows the league quite closely," said Heseltine
, who helped topple Margaret Thatcher in 1990 but ultimately failed to win the top job, said that Britain could face another election in just two years and that Prime Minister Theresa May would not lead the party into that election.
And when does Lord Heseltine
expect this amazing turnaround in fortunes to occur?
was commissioned by Business Secretary Sajid Javid to hold an inquiry into the future of the Tees Valley economy following the closure of the SSI Redcar steel plant.
, 83, said he would be "very surprised" if the former London Mayor became Tory leader.
British speakers include Mr Heseltine
, original Rendlesham Forest incident whistleblower Larry Warren, Alan Foster, Steve Mera and Richard D Hall from Richplanet TV.
was appalled by figures that show children from the UK nations are outperformed by international rivals.
MERSEYSIDE champion Lord Heseltine
last night told critics of the Government's economic policies: "Stop talking crap."
BIRMINGHAM City University's new multimillion pound Parkside Building was officially unveiled by Lord Michael Heseltine