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A Latter-Day Lawrence of Arabia Shakes Up Britain’s Tories

Article first published in The New York Times on 31 May 2019 by Ellen Barry. LONDON — Pete Wellock, a retired housing consultant from the village of Grappenhall, in the northwest of England, had just popped out to pick up some groceries last week when he found himself face to face with Rory Stewart, a gangly, […]

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‘I WILL PUT CUMBRIA BEFORE MY CABINET CAREER’

Article first published in the News & Star on 30 May 2019 by Emily Parsons. Rory Stewart says he can solve the biggest threats to the county – by being elected Prime Minister. Rory Stewart is one of 11 declared candidates in the running for the UK’s top role, and said he believes it is […]

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RORY SPEAKS ON EBOLA

Rory, in his capacity as Secretary of State for International Development, updated the House of Commons on the Department’s work to eradicate Ebola in the DRC. Watch it here: He then spoke to Mark Austin on Sky News’ ‘The News Hour’.

Rory Stewart MP at Penruddock Primary School

RORY TALKS CLIMATE CRISIS WITH PENRUDDOCK PRIMARY SCHOOL

Rory visited Penruddock Primary School to discuss climate change and the environment with its pupils. Penruddock Primary School’s Year 5/6 Class had been working on the theme of ‘Our Precious Planet’ and, as part of this, had studied what Cumbrians can do to protect the environment and reduce their carbon footprints. They agreed that this involved reducing […]