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RORY PRAISES FARMING ORGANISATION

Rory met with The Farmer Network management team for an update on local projects run by the organisation. The Farmer Network, founded in 2006, is a unique and independent organisation that is run by farmers for farmers, and currently has around 1,100 members. It offers expert advice to its members, from people used to dealing with the […]

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RORY HOLDS PUBLIC MEETING ON BREXIT

Rory held a public meeting on Brexit this afternoon at Newton Rigg Conference Centre, which you can watch here: Taking questions from my constituents on Brexit and explaining why I believe we should #BackTheBrexitDeal https://t.co/8Sqsbspdyi — Rory Stewart (@RoryStewartUK) December 7, 2018 This meeting was featured on Channel 4 News, which you can watch here: […]

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LISTEN TO RORY DEBATE BREXIT WITH DOMINIC RAAB

Rory participated in a Brexit debate alongside Dominic Raab, Fraser Nelson, James Forsyth and Katy Balls, in which he made the case for the Prime Minister’s Brexit Deal. You can listen to it here: We're days away from MPs giving their verdict on May's deal – should they vote for or against it? In this […]

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May’s deal avoids the pitfalls of no deal and no Brexit

Every day I am told that my support for Theresa May’s Brexit deal makes me a traitor to my constituents and the nation. Some messages are from members of the UK Independence party; about half are from Remain voters. Each assumes they alone truly speak for “the people” and that only a knave, or a […]

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RORY DISCUSSES BREXIT

Getting ready to speak on @BBCPM now pic.twitter.com/C5uCQVPQvh — Rory Stewart (@RoryStewartUK) December 3, 2018 Rory appeared on the PM Programme with Evan Davis to discuss the legal advice given on Brexit and the Backstop by Geoffrey Cox, the Attorney General. Listen here: He also appeared on LBC with Iain Dale:

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RORY TO HOST AN OPEN BREXIT BRIEFING FOR CUMBRIA

Rory is to host a public meeting on Brexit in Newton Rigg at 15:00 on Friday 7th December. Mr Stewart will give a short talk, offering a timeline of the Government’s negotiation, in addition to an explanation of the contents of the Withdrawal Agreement and the Political Declaration. He will make the case for the Prime […]

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ON BREXIT

The last two weeks have taught me much about the difference between an MP, a Minister and a national politician. The changes, which I have helped to bring in the last eight years – signing the law to introduce a 5p tax on plastic bags, pushing superfast fibre out in Cumbria, or trying to install […]