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Politics: A Dozen Small Things

Written for the Cumberland & Westmorland Herald, Publ. Dec 1st 2017 When I lived outside Britain, I felt that the greatest problem in Britain was injustice. Once I became a ‘parliamentary candidate’ I began to feel that the problem was that government was completely out of touch with reality on the ground, and that the […]

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RORY STEWART MP VISITS WARWICK BRIDGE’S HERITAGE ASSETS

Last week, Penrith and The Border MP​ Rory Stewart paid a visit to two of Warwick Bridge’s heritage assets; Warwick Bridge Corn Mill, and Our Lady and St Wilfrid’s Church​.Rory was accompanied to the Corn Mill by local residents, including Councillors Doreen Parsons and Marilyn Bowman, and met with representatives from Historic England and the North of England Civic […]

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Election Thank You – Letter to The Herald June 15th

Dear Sir, I would like, through your pages, to thank everyone who voted for me in the general election. ​It is a great honour to be returned as your Member of Parliament, in the most beautiful and special constituency in England. ​ ​I would like also to thank all of my campaign team and helpers in Penrith […]

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RORY STEWART VISITS ‘GAME CHANGING’ TYPHON TREATMENT SYSTEMS

Parliamentary Candidate for Penrith and The Border, Rory Stewart, last week visited Typhon Treatment Systems, a Penrith-based water treatment equipment manufacturing company specialising in using ultraviolet LED to remove harmful pathogens from water, to learn more about the company’s plans to reduce the cost of creating safe drinking water. Rory was shown around the company’s […]

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RORY STEWART PRAISES ROUTE 66 PROJECT

Rory Stewart recently held an informal meeting with Director of Eden Arts – Adrian Lochhead and Eden District Council Leader – Kevin Beaty, to discuss ‘Cumbria Route 66’ – an exciting Eden Art’s project that aims to increase tourism to sites of cultural significance along the A66. Cumbria Route 66 is an identity for mid-Cumbria […]

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RORY STEWART MP NOMINATES ATKINSON BUILDERS FOR PRESTIGIOUS PARLIAMENTARY AWARD

Rory Stewart MP has nominated Penrith firm, Atkinson Building Contractors as his Responsible Business Champion for 2017. Praising the company’s community values and its sustainable vision for the future. Each year MPs are invited by the All Party Parliamentary Corporate Responsibility Group (APCRG) to identify an outstanding local business which, because of its positive impact […]

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RORY STEWART MP – FORTHCOMING DROP-IN SURGERIES

RORY STEWART MP – FORTHCOMING DROP-IN SURGERIES   Please note that Rory Stewart, MP for Penrith and The Border, and local councillors will be holding drop-in surgeries: Friday 7th April, 12.15 – 13.15, Community Centre, Longtown Friday 7th April, 14.00 – 15.00, Howard Arms Hotel, Brampton No appointment is necessary, and all constituents are welcome. […]

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PENRITH AND THE BORDER’S COMMUNITY HOSPITALS

Prior to yesterday’s announcements all Cumbrian MPs were briefed by the Success Regime about the future of Cumbria’s community hospitals and the implications for in-patient beds. Rory Stewart said: “I have pushed consistently for the retention of beds in our community hospitals. I have also pushed consistently for the regime to engage with our Leagues […]