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Press Statement – Boundaries Review

  “I very much welcome today’s announcements from the Boundaries Commission for England, which by and large retain the counter-proposals that Cumbria’s communities worked hard to provide over the course of this consultation. In fact I have been impressed throughout by the BCE’s willingness to listen to communities, and to convert that into workable proposals. […]

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RORY STEWART MP – DROP-IN SURGERIES OCTOBER 2017

Friday 27th October 2017 1540 – 1640 The Community Centre, Longtown 1700 – 1800 The Conservative Club, Brampton No appointment is necessary, and all constituents are welcome. More information can be found at www.rorystewart.co.uk/surgeries For more information please call 01768 484 114.

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RORY STEWART MP – FORTHCOMING DROP-IN SURGERY IN PENRITH

  Please note that Rory Stewart, MP for Penrith and The Border will be holding a drop-in surgery at the George Hotel in Penrith on Friday 13th October from 5:30pm-7:00pm. No appointment is necessary, and all constituents are welcome. More information can be found at www.rorystewart.co.uk/surgeries For more information please call 01768 484 114.

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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 partnership with the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT)​. The competition ​aims to demonstrate the importance of good communication skills and will​ culminate in a national final at Westminster next […]

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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 behind two successful community broadband schemes, established to bring high-speed broadband […]

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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 also discussed other pressing issues […]

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Herald Column, Sat 16th Sept 2017

The purpose of terrorism is the propagation of terror. And so one of the prime targets – and victims – of the terrorists are the survivors, and in particular the witnesses. As we saw in Manchester, and in London, in Paris, and Brussels, Spain and Tunisia, the impact of an attack extends, deepens, and multiplies, […]