RORY COMMENTS ON THE AIR STRIKES AGAINST SYRIA

“I support the prime minister’s decisive response to the Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons. These are a cruel and indiscriminate form of attack and I am hopeful that the recent, targeted air strikes will deter their use in the future. Britain, working with ...

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RORY APPEARS BEFORE THE JUSTICE COMMITTEE

Rory and Ian Porée, the Executive Director for Community Interventions, HM Prison and Probation Service, appeared before the Justice Committee today to answer questions on rehabilitation. Watch it here:...

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RORY BIDS FOR A TORNADO FOR THE SOLWAY AVIATION MUSEUM

Rory has called for a Tornado aircraft fuselage to be donated to the Solway Aviation Museum, in recognition of Cumbria’s importance to the RAF. Cumbria and the Lake District have, for over seventy years, been home to RAF bases and squadrons, functioning as training areas and si...

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RORY NOMINATES SIX CUMBRIAN HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS FOR PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL AWARD

Rory has nominated six Cumbrian healthcare providers for the NHS70 Parliamentary Awards, which are designed to celebrate the NHS’s 70th anniversary by honouring outstanding local teams, projects and people. It was a difficult decision but, in the end, Rory nominated the Alston ...

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THE POINT OF POLITICIANS

It once seemed easier to define the point of politicians. Historically this was done in three ways. Aristotle’s ideal politician was a virtuous and philosophical man, serving the city-state of Athens. He only required his politician to defend Athens, to rule it justly, and to b...

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