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RORY VOWS TO SUPPORT APPLEBY HERITAGE CENTRE

Rory visited the Appleby Heritage Centre on Friday where he met with staff to discuss the future of the centres’ apprenticeship programme. For many years Appleby Heritage Centre has been working in partnership with Carlisle College to provide apprenticeship opportunities to young people across the Eden Valley, but following the merger of Carlisle College with Newcastle College in April 2017 the centre’s future and […]

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RORY APPLAUDS ‘AMAZING’ COMMUNITY PUB 

Rory has visited The Butchers Arms in Crosby Ravensworth, to meet tenants Jon and Katie Metcalfe, who took over last year. The community-owned pub was recently nominated in the Pub category of the Countryside Alliance awards, otherwise known as “The Rural Oscars”. The awards are the most prestigious rural business awards in the UK and give a voice […]

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PRIVACY NOTICE

This privacy notice relates to the personal data processed by the Office of Rory Stewart, Member of Parliament for Penrith and The Border, in relation to casework and policy queries. Who is the Data Controller? The Data Controller is Rory Stewart, Member of Parliament for Penrith and The Border. What does the Office do? The […]

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DATA PROTECTION POLICY

This document outlines how the Office of Rory Stewart MP processes and manages personal data. It: identifies our data controller and designated data protection officer; provides our lawful basis for processing personal data; outlines the scope of personal data we hold and process; outlines the scope of the special category personal data we hold and […]

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VACANCY

Rory is looking for a full-time constituency caseworker to start as soon as possible. Applicants should be self-motivated, conscientious, cheerful and flexible with excellent attention to detail, time management, organisational and problem solving skills. They must work well under pressure and have good personal and diplomatic skills and the ability to write clearly and concisely. […]

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RORY SPEAKS ON THE WORKING CONDITIONS OF PRISON OFFICERS

Rory: It is a great pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir Henry. I pay tribute to my hon. Friend Gordon Henderson. It is important for the Houses of Parliament to focus on prisons and in particular on the service of prison officers. As my hon. Friend pointed out in his substantial and eloquent speech—he […]

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RORY SPEAKS ON PREVENTING MOBILE PHONES IN PRISONS

Rory: This is about bringing in new technology. What this is really about is powers that will enable the Secretary of State to spend money, once the new technology is developed, to insert the new material. The approximate cost would be in the low millions per site, but we do not have the exact costs at […]

CUMBRIA FREE AND FAIR

RORY PROMOTES GIGABIT VOUCHER SCHEME TO PENRITH AND THE BORDER PARISHES

Rory is contacting all of Penrith and The Border’s parish councils to encourage them to take full advantage of the Government’s new Gigabit Voucher Scheme (GVS). The GVS, which was announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in his Spring Statement, gives direct financial support to businesses and homeowners for the installation of new future-proofed […]

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RORY MEETS WITH PACT TO DISCUSS LOCAL AND NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES

Rory Stewart MP has met with representatives from Penrith Action for Community Transition (PACT) to discuss both their grassroots campaigns, and the government’s environmental policies. In the course of a productive conversation, the Government’s ongoing efforts to reduce the production and consumption of single-use plastics featured prominently. This is an issue in which Rory has […]