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LMP Loses MEP as Meszerics Quits Party

Fanni Kaszás 2018.10.22.

Tamás Meszerics, MEP of opposition LMP, has decided to quit his party. LMP lawmaker Erzsébet Schmuck confirmed press reports on Sunday.

Hungarian news portal Index quoted Meszerics saying that LMP has

recently taken a new strategic direction without prior consultations.

According to the portal, Meszerics also voiced concern of “serious political risk” associated with LMP’s recent decisions and said that he could “not advocate” those decisions in front of voters.

Meszerics has been LMP’s MEP since 2014.

via MTI