RORY STEWART MP ​PROMOTES NATIONAL JOKE COMPETITION

  MP for Penrith and The Border, Rory Stewart, is backing ​’Voice Box​’​ ​- a national ​joke​-telling​ ​competition for both ​mainstream and special schools, run by The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapy (RCSLT)​, in partnershi...

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RORY STEWART MP CELEBRATES POSITIVE LOCAL EMPLOYMENT FIGURES IN VISIT TO JOBCENTRE

In a meeting at the Jobcentre in Penrith, Rory Stewart MP commended the work of the organisation in helping achieve record employment figures for the Eden Valley. With an astounding 87.8% of 16-64 year-olds employed, the Eden Valley strengthens its position as a thriving hub of p...

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RORY STEWART MP SAYS VOCATIONAL EDUCATION ‘AS STRONG AS EVER’ AT APPLEBY HERITAGE CENTRE

Penrith and the Border MP Rory Stewart has returned to Appleby Training and Heritage Centre for an update on the centre’s current provision and their apprenticeship schemes. During the meeting with Jonty Rostron,Chair of the Board of Trustees, and Centre Manager Hayley Chapman,...

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RORY STEWART MP APPLAUDS ‘INSPIRATIONAL’ COMMUNITY BROADBAND SCHEMES

Rory Stewart MP has picked out two Cumbrian broadband schemes to be national models for community broadband – and is working with the Minister for Broadband to share the Cumbrian example across the country. Rory met residents in Milburn and Dufton, this week, who are behin...

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RORY STEWART MP COMMITS TO SUPPORTING BOVINE TB FARMERS

Penrith and The Border MP Rory Stewart last week attended a meeting of farmers from Appleby and Upper Eden, organised by the National Farmers Union (NFU) and held at Coupland Beck Farm. The primary focus was on the current bovine TB (bTB) scare in the Eden Valley, but the group a...

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