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On 2019

Very Happy Christmas and Happy New Year. The last thing I wanted to do was talk about Brexit – but unfortunately as a Member of Parliament, I simply don’t feel I can avoid the subject. It will be – at least in terms of our politics, economy, and society, the issue which dominates 2019. I […]

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WATCH RORY TALK BREXIT AND PMQS

Rory appeared on Sky News today, alongside Richard Burgon, Shadow Secretary of State for Justice, Faisal Islam, and Kirsty Blackman, the SNP’s Economic Spokesperson, to discuss Prime Minister’s Questions and Brexit. Watch it here:  

RORY STEWART ALSTON COBBLES

RORY LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO SAVE ALSTON’S COBBLES

Rory, together with a group of locals, has launched a campaign to save Alston’s cobbles. Alston is one of only a handful of traditionally laid ‘A’ roads surviving in the North of England. The setts (rectangular cut stones as opposed to cobbles) have a very special place in the heart of the Alston community and […]

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RORY APPEARS BEFORE THE JUSTICE COMMITTEE

Rory appeared before the Justice Select Committee today, alongside Michael Spurr, the CEO of HMPPS, Neil Richards, Head of Custodial Contracts at HMPPS, Paul Newton, the Governor of HMP Birmingham and Jerry Petherick of G4S. Watch it here:

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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 […]